|02nd March,2022||Track 2|
For most older patients, the severity of COVID-19 disease, coupled with potential pre-existing malnutrition or co-morbidities can lead to significant nutritional challenges. Possibly moving from an extended period of intensive care, older people with COVID-19 may require ongoing nutritional support, tailored to their individual needs, to fully recover. What does the research show in terms of nutritional status and recovery? What may be the lasting health impacts of COVID-19 on older patients and what nutritional care pathway should be implemented accordingly?