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December 20, 2021 - Health Care Professional

Promoting Malnutrition Awareness & Nutrition Screening in Oncology at Guelph General Hospital

Promoting Malnutrition Awareness & Nutrition Screening in Oncology at Guelph General Hospital

Malnutrition and weight loss are common in cancer patients. Progressive malnutrition can negatively affect clinical outcomes such as weight, treatment disruptions, quality of life and survival rates.

ASPEN clinical guidelines recommend…

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November 26, 2021 - Health Care Professional

Hamilton Health Sciences Dietitians and Assistants raise awareness for Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week 2021!

The registered dietitians and dietetic assistants at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) are excited to share our success story from this year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week! Our main goal was to raise awareness about malnutrition in our hospitals with staff, patients and families.

Our Activities:
-Shared…

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November 26, 2021 - Health Care Professional

Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week 2021 at Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is a provincewide, fully integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to more than 4.4 million people living in Alberta. We have proudly celebrated Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week (CMAW) since 2015 through various communications activities. For 2021, our activities included:

• Printed…

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November 26, 2021 - Health Care Professional

“Making Meals Matter through Lived Experience” by Stephanie Cox RD, AHS

During mealtimes, I’d often see patients being interrupted. I would see physicians doing patient rounds at breakfast time, lab techs drawing blood mid-meal, or nurses providing medications at lunch.

With the support from AHS Nutrition Services and Patient Engagement departments I organized a lived mealtime experience…

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October 2, 2018 - Health Care Professional

Canadian Malnutrition Week 2018

Providence Health Care had a great time celebrating this year's Malnutrition Week with patients and colleagues. For pictures and a summary of events, please follow this link:
http://phcnews.ca/news/canadian-malnutrition-week-recap-photos-and-more

From your supportive PHC Dietitians

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February 23, 2018 - Health Care Professional

Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week Success

Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week 2017 @ Hamilton Health Sciences

The registered dietitians and dietetic assistants at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) are excited to share our success story from this year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week. This is the first year that we have taken part so we decided to…

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October 5, 2017 - Health Care Professional

Canadian Malnutrition Week at Providence Health Care

This year at Providence Health Care (PHC) in Vancouver, B.C. we had our 2nd annual Canadian Malnutrition Week campaign.
Our events included an interdisciplinary panel presentation during the Health and Education Research Rounds, "Malnutrition Jeopardy" played on iPads with staff throughout the hospital, articles in the PHC news…

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April 5, 2017 - Health Care Professional

Senior Friendly Hospital Accelerating Change Together in Ontario: A quality project to screen for and raise awareness on malnutrition in hospitalized patients

Over the past year, a group on a General Internal Medicine unit at The Ottawa Hospital has been working to raise awareness of malnutrition for patients admitted to hospital. The results and information shared from the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force study from 2013 was used in this quality project. Read More


February 5, 2017 - Health Care Professional

Canadian Malnutrition Week at University Health Network

UHN spreads the word about Canadian Malnutrition Week 2016!
UHN knows that malnutrition is a big issue in Canadian hospitals and was eager to raise awareness to make hospital staff and visitors more “food aware.”
This is how we did it…

• Created and distributed…

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January 4, 2017 - Health Care Professional

Trillium Health Partners 2016 Canadian Malnutrition Week campaign

The 2016 Canadian Malnutrition Week at Trillium Health Partners (Mississauga Hospital) featured a large version of the Food is Medicine poster with the question “What is Keeping Patients from Eating” that was hung outside of the j-wing elevator doors. Smaller laminated posters were also printed and placed on the units…

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