Working with older people requires an appreciation of their unique nutritional concerns The presentation will cover: The ageing population and demographics of aged care Malnutrition in aged care Changes in the elderly: body composition, digestive function, nutritional needs Factors affecting poor food intake: appetite, sensory eating, environment Watching this presentation and completing the assessment may contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. About the presenter Denise Burbidge is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist and has training in Diabetes Education. Denise works predominantly in aged care with Leading Nutrition, a large private dietetics group and visits aged care homes nationally. Denise provides one-on-one consultations with older people and aged care residents and regularly reviews aged care and meals on wheels menus. Denise is the current Victorian Convenor of the DAA Rehabilitation and AgedCare Interest Group (RACIG) and has been involved in the review of the Commonwealth Department of Health Best Practice Food and Nutrition Manual and contributed to other nutrition guidelines and resources for older people. Registration includes Access to a recording of the webinar Presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Suggested further reading Registration types Recording: $38 to receive via post a DVD recording of the webinar, and associated documents (available number month) Subscription: $33 monthly to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings (minimum 24 each year)

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