Screening and Assessment Tools

A variety of handouts and forms to assist the healthcare provider with screening and assessment and nutrition care plans for malnourished clients


Nutrition Screening Tools for Community-Dwelling Older Adults

A guide to help healthcare providers make informed decisions when selecting a tool to screen community dwelling older adults for nutrition risk.

SCREEN-8: Rate your eating habits

A screening tool consisting of eight questions for quick identification of nutrition risk from Older Adult Nutrition Screening

Mini Nutritional Assessment MNA ®

A validated nutrition screening and assessment tool that can identify patients age ≥ 65 yrs who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition from Nestlé Nutrition Institute

Success Guide: How to set up nutrition screening for older adults living in your community

A comprehensive guide for health professionals and community organizations interested in setting up nutrition screening for older adults (65 yrs +) in the community. Created by Nutrition Services, Alberta Health Services Feb 2023, updated January 2024.

Included here with permission from AHS Nutrition Services, Feb 2024.

Poverty Screening (Food Insecurity)

Brief outline of questions around food insecurity to be incorporated into  Registered Dietitians nutrition assessment process.


Subjective Global Assessment Over the Phone: Head to Toe Assessment

List of questions to help healthcare providers conduct a Subjective Global Assessment and assess functional capacity over the phone.

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