nutrition screening in homecare
Julianne.Seiber at stpaul.gov
Fri Aug 15 13:46:57 PDT 1997
Message forwarded from a non-member.
>This is addressed to
>Julianne Carr Seiber, Public Health Nutrition Practice Group
>Joann Prophet, Gerontological Nutrition Practice Group
>I am an RD working in Homecare in two small County Health
>Departments in Central New York State. The nurse/administrators working
>on obtaining JCAHO accreditation for homecare seem anxious to be sure
>that any screening tool they adopt has some "official" blessing.
>Neither has agreed to use the DETERMINE screening package.
>Can you suggest or recommend any other nutrition screening tool that
>appropriately identifies those at nutritional risk? Or suggest references
>arguments or experience for using DETERMINE in the JCAHO process? Or
>suggest another published nutrition screening tool with a track record of
>being approved in the JCAHO process?
>If you reply by email send to: simkinj at bbs.relex.com
>the bbs is essential even though it may not appear in the preliminaries
>to my message.
>Jane B. Simkin, MNS, RD, CDN
>Dixon Rd. PO Box 53
>Poplar Ridge, NY 13139
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