Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

Mediterranean-style diet eliminates reflux medications

19 September, 2017

Patients on the plant-based diet no longer required medication, and experienced other benefits.

SPC ProVital Fibre Right supports patients with dietary deficiencies

01 September, 2017

Over the next several decades, population ageing is projected to have major implications for Australia, including health and wellbeing.

Dementia Matters — rethinking the food model for people living with dementia

28 August, 2017 by Corin Kelly

Lainie Lynch is improving the nutritional profile of people living with dementia through a food service model based on the internationally awarded Butterfly household care model, pioneered by Dr David Sheard, founder of Dementia Care Matters in the UK.

Biological Therapies For Your Injectable & Oral Nutrients

09 August, 2017

With over 40 years of sterile manufacturing experience, Biological Therapies is a TGA-licensed facility that produces the highest grade products under the strict PIC/S Code of GMP.

Hakuna Matata Frittata – it means no worries for hospitals

28 July, 2017

Flinders Private Hospital Adelaide and Healthscope Campbelltown Private Hospital are among a host of Australian hospitals enjoying cracking success in the kitchen with reduced contamination risks, as well as reduced overhead costs in preparation and cooking time.

Meet Sally McCray, an outlier in dietetics

26 July, 2017

Sally McCray is the recipient of the 2017 Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) President’s Award for Innovation for her research and implementation of 'room service', a five-star inspired food service model for hospitals.

Are you putting protein into practice?

09 July, 2017

Today we're living longer and healthier lives than ever before, but research shows that undernutrition is common among older people with 44% of elderly Australians at risk.

Want your cake and eat it too? You might want to check the portion size

05 July, 2017

Portion sizes for Australia's most commonly consumed junk foods have increased significantly over the past 20 years.

Perfectly pure mash makes perfect sense

01 July, 2017

Made with 100% real sustainably grown potatoes, sourced fresh from the field, nothing but pure potato goes into MAGGI Natural Mashed Potato.

Pureed food manufacturer recognised for innovation

25 May, 2017

Textured Concept Foods (TCF), a manufacturer of pureed foods for those with swallowing difficulties, has been recognised in a new book celebrating Australia's top 50 innovators in food manufacturing.

SPC ProVital expands portfolio to help those with dietary deficiencies

23 April, 2017

Australian food manufacturer SPC Ardmona, manufacturer of SPC ProVital, is committed to providing delicious, nutritious and expertly formulated products designed to address specific health requirements and support Australia's ageing population.

The National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program — helping combat unplanned weight loss

11 April, 2017 by Valentina Giannelli*

It is well recognised that residents of aged-care facilities are at high risk of weight loss, with the prevalence of malnutrition in the residential aged-care setting ranging from 40–70%.

GEDI Nurses - front line geriatric care

19 September, 2016 by AHHB

Dr Elizabeth Marsden, Consultant Physician, Nambour Emergency Department (ED), saw a need for a new model to better support older people and residential aged care residents presenting to ED and the health professionals managing their care.

Where will you live? Would you like a choice?

07 December, 2015 by Corin Kelly

Where you live should be decided by the person who knows you best ...... you.

The Aged Care Workforce in Australia Position Paper Released

02 April, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA)'s latest position paper The Aged Care Workforce in Australia  says future challenges lie not in finding more workers but in developing new staffing models.

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