Absence of nutritional or clinical consequences of decentralized bulk food portioning in elderly nursing home residents with dementia in Montreal.

@article{Shatenstein2000AbsenceON,
  title={Absence of nutritional or clinical consequences of decentralized bulk food portioning in elderly nursing home residents with dementia in Montreal.},
  author={Bryna Shatenstein and G. Ferland},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={100 11},
  pages={1354-60}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the nutritional and clinical consequences of changing from a centralized food delivery system to decentralized bulk food portioning; a system in which meal portioning occurs on residents' floors of a nursing home. DESIGN A pilot study with a pre-post design SUBJECTS/SETTING The study took place on one floor of a home for elderly persons with dementia. Of the 34 residents, 22 (1 man) participated in this study. Average age was 82 years (range = 55 to 94 years… CONTINUE READING

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