Measuring nursing home resident satisfaction with food and food service: initial testing of the FoodEx-LTC.

@article{Crogan2004MeasuringNH,
  title={Measuring nursing home resident satisfaction with food and food service: initial testing of the FoodEx-LTC.},
  author={Neva L Crogan and Bronwynne C Evans and Donna Velasquez},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={370-7}
}
BACKGROUND Malnutrition impacts the quality of life and general health of many older persons living in our nation's 20,000 nursing homes (1). Despite the urgency of this issue, no instrument that measures resident satisfaction with food and food service was found in an extensive literature search. The purpose of this article is to describe the development and initial testing of a resident satisfaction with food and food service questionnaire (FoodEx-LTC) in the context of the Quality Nutrition… CONTINUE READING

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