Quality standard

List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1 People in care settings are screened for the risk of malnutrition using a validated screening tool.

Statement 2 People who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition have a management care plan that aims to meet their nutritional requirements.

Statement 3 All people who are screened for the risk of malnutrition have their screening results and nutrition support goals (if applicable) documented and communicated in writing within and between settings.

Statement 4 People managing their own artificial nutrition support and/or their carers are trained to manage their nutrition delivery system and monitor their wellbeing.

Statement 5 People receiving nutrition support are offered a review of the indications, route, risks, benefits and goals of nutrition support at planned intervals.

In addition, quality standards that should also be considered when commissioning and providing a high-quality nutrition support service are listed in related NICE quality standards.