Low staffing level is associated with malnutrition in long-term residential care homes

@article{Woo2005LowSL,
  title={Low staffing level is associated with malnutrition in long-term residential care homes},
  author={Jean Woo and Iris Chi and Elaine Y L Hui and Felix Chan and Aprille Sham},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={59},
  pages={474-479}
}
Objective:To determine if staffing level is associated with poor nutrition in the long-term residential care setting, adjusting for other confounding factors.Design:Cross-sectional survey.Setting:In total, 14 residential care facilities in Hong Kong, stratified by nature (government subvention or for-profit) to reflect the overall proportion in Hong Kong.Subjects:A total of 1914 subjects were assessed, using the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) 2.0. The response rate was 95% (1820 subjects… CONTINUE READING
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