This Health Screen is designed by Therapeutic Meals' dietitian Jenneke van Hemert, RD.
The survey screens for risk factors that may impact your nutrition status and well-being. The health screen looks for changes in weight, healthy weight range, appetite, risk for hospital admission, frailty, chewing or swallowing difficulty and emotional health.
If you have any questions about this screen, or your results, please contact Jenneke at 250 415 5444.
Seniors’ poverty in BC rose from a low of 2.2 per cent in 1996 to a shocking 12.7 per cent in 2014 (according to Statistics Canada’s low income measure). A total of 96,000 BC seniors lived in poverty in 2014.
If you know of someone who is food insecure, please follow below links:
If you are not mobile and need help accessing community resources, please contact your local volunteer organization. Below are a few:
Resources for children of seniors
Family Care Givers BC provides free seminars and access to support groups for adult children of seniors.
https://www.personalpassageplanning.com/ or facebook link:
Helping adult children and aging parents through difficult conversations through compassionate and respectful change management.
Home Care Services
If you would like to share your resource, please email email@example.com.
Palliating at Home
Palliative care is a type of health care for patients and families facing life-threatening illness. Palliative care helps patients to achieve the best possible quality of life right up until the end of life. From the time of diagnosis of a terminal condition to end-of-life may differ from years to weeks. Therefore, palliative care is highly personal and so are the nutritional needs.
A nutritional needs assessment is highly recommended to help increase quality end-of-life care and comfort. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to if you require an assessment, and she will visit you and your loved one at home.
Below is some useful information on palliative nutrition care.
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