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The meaning of mealtimes: social and nutritional needs identified among older adults attending day services and by healthcare professionals

McHugh, Joanna E., Lee, Olga, Lawlor, Brian A. and Brennan, Sabrina (2015) The meaning of mealtimes: social and nutritional needs identified among older adults attending day services and by healthcare professionals. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30 (3). pp. 325-329. ISSN 1099-1166

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Abstract

This article reports on a study which investigated the significance of mealtimes for older adults living independently in the community, as well as the opinions of healthcare professionals working with the population. Topics discussed include the relationship between nutrition and health in older adults, the meaning of mealtimes to older adults and the themes that arose in consulting with adults.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > Welfare of older people
Divisions: School of Business > Staff Research and Publications
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Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2015 10:46
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2015 10:46
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1979

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