Managing Adult Malnutrition

Including a pathway for the appropriate use of
oral nutritional supplements (ONS)

COVID-19 ILLNESS RESOURCE FINDER

Find the right information on good nutrition during or after COVID-19 illness.

Understanding mild, moderate and severe symptoms of COVID-19: MORE INFORMATION

Leaflets to help you

The information leaflets listed in the resource finder above are as follows:

Green leaflet: EATING WELL DURING AND AFTER COVID-19 eating a balanced diet to help maintain your strength and fitness, as well as helping your body to fight infection.

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Yellow leaflet: IMPROVING YOUR NUTRITION DURING AND AFTER COVID-19 ILLNESS for those with a poor appetite and/or recent unintentional weight loss. Includes tips to help get the most from your food.

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Red leaflet: NUTRITION SUPPORT DURING AND AFTER COVID-19 ILLNESS if you are very unwell or have recently been discharged from hospital, or if you are struggling to eat enough, are underweight and/or you have lost weight recently without meaning to, your healthcare professional may feel that you need extra nutrition to meet your body’s needs and may prescribe nourishing drinks called ‘oral nutritional supplements’ for a short time. This information leaflet gives advice on how to incorporate these supplements into your diet.

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Resources

A selection of publications for use by healthcare professionals, patients and carers are available in the resources section of the website.

RESOURCES AREA

Support for Patients & Carers

A number of resources are available that have been developed to support patients and carers.

PATIENTS & CARERS

Specific support for common conditions

A number of resources are available that have been developed to assist healthcare professionals supporting patients at risk of malnutrition as a result of a specific condition. These include:

COPD LUNG CANCER (external site)

Further Information

We can be contacted regarding the malnutrition pathway materials and website

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