Chapter 3. Care Homes for the Elderly

  1. Maria Cross and
  2. Barbara MacDonald

Published Online: 12 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301663.ch3

Nutrition in Institutions

Nutrition in Institutions

How to Cite

Cross, M. and MacDonald, B. (2009) Care Homes for the Elderly, in Nutrition in Institutions, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301663.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121255

Online ISBN: 9781444301663

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Keywords:

  • care homes for elderly;
  • reform and development of care homes;
  • workhouses;
  • national minimum standards;
  • National Association of Care Catering;
  • 2007 developments and British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition;
  • Scotland - care standards;
  • Northern Ireland - minimum standards;
  • forum on undernutrition in care homes and home care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Workhouses

  • Reform and the development of care homes

  • Current decade

  • Other initiatives

  • Developments in 2007

  • Scotland

  • Wales

  • Northern Ireland

  • Europe

  • Useful resources

  • Conclusion