Mealtime assistance for hospitalized older adults: a report on the SPOONS volunteer program.


Mealtime assistance may be necessary to prevent declines in hospitalized older adults' nutritional well-being. This article reports the implementation of the Support for and Promotion Of Optimal Nutritional Status (SPOONS) volunteer assistance program. Patients were 65 and older, admitted to the Acute Care for Elders Unit at the University of Alabama at… (More)
DOI: 10.3928/00989134-20130614-01


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