Buy-in is needed from management through to unit staff and food service department employees to implement INPAC. Engagement develops from building awareness and getting management and team members to envision how improvements can be made to better the nutrition care of all patients. The following resources will support you with developing buy-in and engagement of those who will be involved in implementing INPAC.
A few examples of how ALL staff can be involved in nutrition care.
Sample questions for a discussion group with hospital staff
This PowerPoint presentation highlights strategies to improve patient food intake and to changethe nutrition care culture
This PowerPoint presentation focuses on the definition, prevalence, outcomes and cost associated with malnutrition. It can be used to convince others that malnutrition is a problem in Canada.
Evidence and tips about malnutrition for physicians
This PowerPoint presentation can be used to engage the Food Service department in preventing malnutrition.
This document explains the use of the ADKAR framework in INPAC implementation
Acknowledgment: The ideas and resources included on this page are provided in part by the hospitals involved in the More-2-Eat project.
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