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Malnutrition in the elderly

Format: Webinar | Document type: Supplier Webinar
Healthy Ageing 2016

According to research from the UK’s Malnutrition Taskforce, only 51% of health professionals in the UK think malnutrition is a priority in their organisations.
But with malnutrition having such a grave impact on health outcomes and risk of hospitalisation, is this an issue European governments can really afford to neglect?

Ayela Spiro, senior nutrition scientist at British Nutrition Foundation, tells us why short term costs of strategies tackling elderly malnutrition in the community could make massive health care savings in the long term – and what she thinks those strategies should look like.


  • Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

    Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn



  • Ayela Spiro

    Ayela Spiro

    Senior Nutrition Scientist

    British Nutrition Foundation