arol Wham, Emily Fraser, Julia Buhs-Catterall, Rebecca Watkin and Cheryl Gammon
School of Food and Nutrition, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Objective: To determine the prevalence of malnutrition risk in older people across three settings.
Methods: Older people living in the community or newly admitted to hospital or residential care were assessed for malnutrition risk using the validated Mini-Nutritional Assessment – Short Form and dysphagia risk using the Eating Assessment Tool-10. Demographic, physical and health data were collected.