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11-2-2016

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Agarwal, E., Marshall, S., Miller, M., & Isenring, E. (2016). Quality nutrition: A review of intervention evidence in RAC. Poster presented at the 49th Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Conference: Capitalising on the ageing dividend. Re-imaging our future. 2-4 November, 2016. Canberra, Australia.

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Abstract

The extraordinarily high prevalence of malnutrition (up to 70%) in residential aged care (RAC) is alarming, as it is strongly associated with poor quality of life, poor resident outcomes and increased aged care costs. Consequently, “improving nutrition” is one of the principal research priorities in RAC. To identify effective nutrition interventions in RAC and to suggest future directions for practice and research we compiled a narrative literature review by searching four databases in November 2015

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