Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Cards
To improve HEN care and communication between health professionals, via practical reference cards.
Improved support for consumers accessing HEN services.
The nine HEN cards provide practical reference tools, written by health professionals for patients and carers.
Each card records information about the HEN care of individual patients. This information can be used as a quick reference guide by the patient and their carer(s).
They should be used with the NSW Health My Health Record book.
The HEN cards include:
- HEN Nutrition plan
- Feeding plan
- HEN Equipment
- HEN Troubleshooting
- Feeding tube troubleshooting
- Feeding tube care and management
- Organising ongoing supplies
- Weight chart
- Growth chart.
The HEN cards have been translated into seven different languages.
Key Date (location) Pilot Site Implementation Site
Planned for 2016/17.
The HEN cards are available on the ACI website:
The My Health Record book is available free from NSW Health via the Better Health Centre:
Network Manager - Nutrition
02 9464 4635
Director, Primary Care and Chronic Services
02 9464 4603
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