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Nutrition

Diet Specifications for Adult Inpatients

Aim: To provide detailed specifications for a range of therapeutic diets for adults in NSW public hospitals.

Benefits: The specifications provide an evidence-based guide on food and nutrition for adult inpatients in hospital.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 4 November 2013|Last updated: 13 April 2015

The Nutrition and Mental Health Toolkit

Aim: The purpose of the toolkit is to provide guidance, tools and resources to support the:Implementation of the Nutrition Standards for Consumers of Inpatient Mental Health Services in NSW, andDevelopment of governance structures and leadership for implementing the NSW Health Nutrition Care Policy (PD2011_78).

Benefits: The toolkit will assist LHDs / Networks and/or facilities in both developing and implementing an action plan to meet the requirements of the Nutrition Standards and Nutrition Care Policy. It may assist in developing food service partnership level agreements.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 13 April 2015|Last updated: 13 April 2015

ACI Guidelines for Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Services (2nd edition)

Aim: To provide a generic best-practice framework for the care of people needing HEN.

Benefits: The ACI Guidelines for HEN services promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary and patient-centred approach for people requiring HEN.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 6 November 2013|Last updated: 13 April 2015

Nutrition Standards for Paediatric Inpatients in NSW Hospitals

Aim: To define the types and amounts of foods that must be offered to paediatric patients on standard hospital menus.

Benefits: An evidence-based guide on food and nutrition for paediatric patients in hospital.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 7 November 2013|Last updated: 20 June 2014

A Clinician’s Guide: Caring for people with gastrostomy tubes and devices

Aim: The Guidelines are a practical resource for clinicians to assist them in providing standardised care for children and adults who have a gastrostomy tube or device.

Benefits: The Guidelines provide a practical, evidence-based approach to the care of patients with gastrostomy tubes and devices in NSW.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 8 November 2013|Last updated: 13 July 2015

Factsheet on Food and Nutrition in NSW Hospitals

Aim: To provide introductory information for patients and their carers about food and nutrition care in NSW hospitals.

Benefits: Benefits include clear information for consumers on food and nutrition care provided in hospital.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 5 November 2013|Last updated: 13 April 2015

Nutrition Standards for Consumers of Inpatient Mental Health Services in NSW

Aim: To define the types and amounts of foods that must be offered on the menu for people admitted to inpatient mental health facilities in NSW .

Benefits: Implementing the standards will:Support recovery; Help people achieve good physical and mental health; Meet the needs and expectations of consumers.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 7 November 2013|Last updated: 13 April 2015

Nutrition Standards for Adult Inpatients in NSW Hospitals

Aim: To define the types and amounts of foods that must be offered to patients on standard hospital menus in NSW.

Benefits: To provide an evidence-based guide on food and nutrition in hospitals.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 23 October 2013|Last updated: 13 April 2015

Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Cards

Aim: To improve HEN care and communication between health professionals, via practical reference cards.

Benefits: Improved support for consumers accessing HEN services.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 6 November 2013|Last updated: 13 April 2015

Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Factsheets and Brochures

Aim: To provide information about HEN for consumers and health professionals. Practical information for health professionals about HEN in NSW.

Benefits: Improved support for consumers accessing HEN services.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 6 November 2013|Last updated: 13 April 2015

Pressure Injury Prevention Project

Aim: To foster best practice in the prevention and management of pressure injuries within NSW health facilities.

Benefits: Enhance patient safety by promoting pressure injury prevention and management among health care professionals and patients, in line with the Pan Pacific Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury 2012 as evidence based practice.Support local health districts (LHDs) and Networks to meet the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards - Standard 8, Preventing and Managing Pressure Injury.

CEC Pre-implementation Added: 7 November 2013|Last updated: 2 June 2014

Parenteral Nutrition Factsheet

Aim: To provide introductory information about parenteral nutrition for patients and their carers. Parenteral nutrition is a specialised nutrition solution delivered directly into the bloodstream.

Benefits: Improved information for consumers accessing parenteral nutrition.

ACI Ready to Implement Added: 6 November 2013|Last updated: 20 June 2014

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