This paper by Caroline Lecko looks at the scale of avoidable harm associated with the provision of nutrition and hydration, the relationship with patient safety and lessons from the Francis report.
This improvement report discusses work undertaken at Medway NHS Foundation Trust to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers. The team involved designed a comprehensive database and investigated all acquired pressure ulcers through root cause analysis before creating an action plan.
This discussion paper by Claire Ballinger and Charlotte Brooks provides an overview of the ways in which occupational therapists can help older people at risk of falls, with a focus on those living in the community.
These Nutrition Society conference symposium proceedings, delivered jointly with the British Dietetic Association, examine factors which create barriers to the provision of good nutritional care in frail older people.