Decrease in gastric acid
Decrease in saliva
Decreased absorption of fluid in the large intestines
Increased dental caries
Energy expended for the maintenance of normal body functions and homeostasis; increased with age.
Energy expended for the maintenance of normal body functions and homeostasis; decreases with age.
Measurement of energy expended over 24 hours expressed in calories; increases with age.
Measurement of energy expended over 24 hours expressed in calories; decreases with age.
Prolonged wound healing
Decreased nutrient needs
Increased use of medications
They may not have access to transportation.
Carrying grocery bags from the car to their house may be too much.
They may have difficulty visually reading food labels and counting money.
All of the above
Increase in bone mineral and protein
Decrease in fat mass and increase in fat-free mass
Increase in fat mass and decrease in fat-free mass
Increase in water composition and fat-free mass
Vitamin D and B1
Vitamin A and B12
Vitamin D and B12
Vitamin A and B1
Whole wheat bread
All vitamin requirements do not change with age.
Vitamins do not yield energy
Vitamin D needs are decreased with age.
Vitamins are only found in fruits and vegetables.
Severe food allergies
Take another bite, Mr. Smith.
Why don't you try your salad?
Remember to chew
Walk away until they calm down.
Try to figure out why they are acting out.
Walk away until you can calm down
Seating the resident by a window
Making sure the resident is in a comfortable position.
Checking residents' therapeutic and texture-modified diet
Cutting foods for the resident
Encouraging the resident to try certain foods
Placing a straw in a beverage
Record the amount of food the resident ate or tell whoever is in charge of it.
Let the resident's nurse know if there were any problems during the meal.
If they need to use the restroom, take them immediately.
Leave residents in wheelchairs in the dining room
Holding a mug by the handles
Holding utensils by the handles
Washing hands vigorously for 15 seconds
Opening condiment packages with bare hands
Hands should be washed vigorously for 20 seconds with soap and water.
A paper towel should be used to touch the doorknob after hand washing.
The resident and feeding assistant should wash their hands before meals.
The sink handle should be turned off with a bare hand
Dipping a clean fork or spoon into the food and placing a drop on the back of your hand
Placing a hand above the food to feel the steam
Tasting the resident's food
Having the kitchen take the temperature of the food
Here's an interesting quiz for you.