Nutritional care

The role of a dietician is to contribute to preventing and treating cases of malnutrition and improving the nutritional and health status and quality of life of the patient. Nutritional care begins after the doctor conducts a comprehensive examination during which he decides the type of food to be eaten, Then the role of the nutritionist comes to make a comprehensive nutritional and health assessment, starting with:

• How to get good food.
• Method of preparation and preparation.
• Right down to chewing and swallowing.
The steps of nutritional care for the family are explained, as elderly patients usually go through a set of physiological changes associated with this category, which makes it difficult to obtain nutritional needs. Nutritional support for patients provided by a dietician who is knowledgeable in cases of tube feeding, for example, reduces the chances of complications and improves outcomes. The role of the dietician in treating a patient with home health care is not limited to following up on the impact of food on the health status only, but also providing health and nutritional education to increase commitment and follow-up by the family.