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.