All you need to know about preventing malnutrition and how the 'PaperWeight' can help to identify people who may be affected.
Research shows that 93% of malnourished older people are in the community, yet the condition frequently goes undiagnosed or untreated because of the mistaken belief that a smaller appetite and losing weight is a normal part of ageing.
This information may help you if you are in contact with an older person who may be vulnerable and at risk.
Salford Malnutrition Taskforce
5000 older people in Salford are at risk of suffering malnutrition.
Did you know that at any given time more than 3 million people in the UK are either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition?
Find out more and how to use the PaperWeight Armband here