Blended – behind closed doors. Psychosocial and practical considerations for adults in the community
In this session Charlotte Cole explores the use of blended diets in adults, discussing the importance of patient autonomy in the care of those who are tube fed and reflects on what is observed in her own practice as a community dietitian working with those who have neurological conditions.
A graduate of Oxford Brookes and Kings, London (1996), Charlotte has worked as a Senior Dietitian in both dietetic and management roles in the NHS; acute (HIV / Head & Neck Cancer / Tropical Diseases) and community settings (home enteral feeding) in London and the South East of England. A second career of 5 years in local Government and returning to dietetics to specialise in neurological rehabilitation in West Sussex. A particular interest in communication and counselling skills, gastrostomy feeding, legal aspects of decision making and palliative care.
Links to further reading
- Learn more about the real-world evidence for tube feed with food-derived ingredients here: Real World Evidence Infographic | N+ Hub
- Read Compleat® paediatric case studies
- Learn more about Compleat paediatric: Compleat® paediatric for professionals | Nestlé Health Science