High feeding dependence prevalence in residents living in Italian nursing homes requires new policies: Findings from a regionally based cross-sectional study

High feeding dependence prevalence in residents living in Italian nursing homes requires new... •Feeding dependence is a complex need to satisfy in nursing homes.•The 56.8% are at need of assistance in feeding on a daily basis.•With the increased dependence in feeding, nursing home policies should be re-designed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Health Policy Elsevier

High feeding dependence prevalence in residents living in Italian nursing homes requires new policies: Findings from a regionally based cross-sectional study

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier B.V.
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0168-8510
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10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.01.011
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Abstract

•Feeding dependence is a complex need to satisfy in nursing homes.•The 56.8% are at need of assistance in feeding on a daily basis.•With the increased dependence in feeding, nursing home policies should be re-designed.

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Health PolicyElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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