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National Undernutrition Week
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From November 7 to 14, 2023

National Undernutrition Week

The National Undernutrition Week (SND) returns for a 4th edition , from November 7 to 14, 2023, National Nutrition Health Program 2018-2023 and the Ministry of Health and Solidarity. The Nutrition team at Caen Normandy University Hospital, once again, will be a partner of the SND 2023, launched by the Collective to Combat Undernutrition .

Actions aimed at professionals

  • Online quiz / Draw competition to win prizes
  • Awareness information stand on malnutrition and muscle testing

Action aimed at users

  • Awareness-raising placemat for patients: on all meal trays served at the hospital (adults and children) there will be a #NutritionWeek2023 placemat with the possibility of contacting a dietitian by telephone for any questions;
  • Broadcast of undernutrition awareness video: an undernutrition awareness video by La Poste will also be offered for one week on the TV channel in the establishment's rooms and in the waiting room;
  • Provision of the PARA-D developed by Professor Agathe Raynaud-Simon: the PARA-D Weight Appetite Meal Food – Undernutrition tool will be made available at the outpatient consultation level. This is a very easy-to-use tool to raise awareness of the risk of malnutrition in 4 questions. Intended for the self-screening of vulnerable people, it can also be used by caregivers or carers;
  • Distribution of the information flyer on undernutrition;
  • Distribution of the booklets of dietitians of the UTNC of Caen Normandy and the Gourmand booklet of enriched recipes developed by Silver Fourchette.

What is undernutrition? What are the alert points? How to prevent it?

From November 7 to 14, 2023
Communication department of Caen Normandy University Hospital
CHU Caen Normandy

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Avenue de la Côte de Nacre
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14033 CAEN cedex 9