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July 22, 2021

New publication on Food Services practices to prevent malnutrition available online

Canadian Hospital Food Service Practices to Prevent Malnutrition, Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 21 July 2021.

In this recent publication, Janice Sorensen, co chair of CMTFs Food in HealthCare Working Group, and co-authors have  illuminated gaps in current hospital food service practices compared to evidence based practices. Their work has highlighted the need for standardized patient centred food service approaches.

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June 11, 2021

Nutrition Screening in Primary and Community Care Survey

Professor Heather Keller (University of Waterloo), Marg Alfieri (Primary Care Dietitians Association) and the Primary Care working group of the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force are conducting a survey to determine what models of nutrition screening have been implemented in primary and community care, the reach of these efforts…

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June 10, 2021

Now launched! Primary & Community Care Malnutrition Toolkit

This toolkit was created for Registered Dietitians working in primary care, community, and home care. The toolkit was designed by Dietitians for Dietitians to provide hands on tools to help you screen, assess and treat malnutrition within your practice setting.

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October 13, 2020

Thanks for making CMAW a Huge Success!

The 6th annual Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week™ (CMAW) took place from October 5 - 9, 2020 and focused on Moving from AWARENESS to ACTION.  Thanks to the many individuals, teams and groups who came out by the 100s to participate in webinars, access resources, participate in awareness raising, and…

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October 5, 2020

Nutrition Care Pathways Launched!

As part of our celebration of Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week (CMAW) that is taking place from October 5 to 9, we are excited to launch new evidence and consensus-based Nutrition Care Pathways.

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September 28, 2020

Malnutrition: Moving from Awareness to Action (Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week™ 2020)

Thank you for helping us to spread the word about this week and for your participation!

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September 14, 2020

Malnutrition: Moving from Awareness to Action (Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week™ 2020)

Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week (CMAW) will take place from October 5 to 9, 2020. This year's theme is Malnutrition: Moving from Awareness to Action. Please help us raise awareness about this important effort that aims to “Move from Awareness to Action” for malnutrition, particularly amongst healthcare leaders, policy makers and other decision makers. 

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August 28, 2020

Malnutrition Prevention, Detection and Treatment– Public Review is now live

Public reviews are an opportunity for anyone to review and comment on draft standards before they are published.This is your opportunity to provide your input between August 27, 2020 and October 27, 2020.

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July 21, 2020

Menu Planning in LTC & Canada’s Food Guide

New Resource: Menu Planning in Long Term Care and Canada's Food Guide (2019)

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June 24, 2020

Nutrition Resources For COVID-19 Patients

CMTF and CNS are pleased to announce the creation of two nutrition resources that were developed to help patients and their families, and nutrition clinicians across the country.

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