April Falls Day 2018

Resources for Community Settings

Nutrition & Hydration - Eating well to prevent falls

Is your cat eating more of your food than you are?

Talk with your GP or local health providers about your nutrition needs.

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Is your dog eating more of your food than you are?

Talk with your GP or local health providers about your nutrition needs.

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Are your clothes or jewellery getting too loose?

Talk with your GP or local health providers about your nutrition needs.

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Spotting the signs of poor nutrition and hydration

Poor nutrition and dehydration occurs when a person is not eating enough of the right foods or drinking enough fluids. This can increase their risk of a fall.

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April Falls Day® 2018 – Eating well to prevent falls

The role of Allied Health professionals

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April Falls Day® 2018 – Nutrition and Hydration

Information on how Allied Health staff can help patients eat well to prevent falls

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Nutrition and falls prevention information for patients with Dementia

Information for Health Professionals

Nutrition and Hydration - Eating well to prevent falls.

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Information for Families and Carers information

Nutrition and falls prevention information for carers of people with Dementia

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Eating well guides

The Public Health Nutrition team from Central Coast Local Health District aims to maintain or improve the nutritional health of older people. They have produced a number of leading resources for use across Australia. These include:

This resource has been written to provide practical food and nutrition ideas and advice for older people at risk of malnutrition, their carers and support workers.

Please Note:

April Falls Day® is a registered trademark. Please contact the Clinical Excellence Commission at cec-falls@health.nsw.gov.au if you would like permission to use this trademark outside of New South Wales, Australia.

View the 2017 April Falls Resources