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Dietetics - Telephone consultation with Nursing Homes

 

Dietetics - Telephone consultation with Nursing Homes

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dietetics - Telephone consultation with Nursing Homes

 

Key Points:

 

Development of telephone consultations for Nursing Home patients to ensure the MUST community pathway is followed.  The treatment plan follows the MUST pathway ensuring the patient has a tailored nutritional care plan in place which considers the patient’s preferences and nutritional needs to provide an optimal diet.  Telephone follow up further reduces face to face contacts

 

Anticipated Benefits:

·         Improvement in appropriateness of referrals from Nursing Homes

·         Reduction in face to face contacts

·         Convenient for patients and Nursing Home

 

For further information please contact: Yvonne Barclay, Dietetics Service Manager, Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust