Mental Health Disorders - Dementia

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Diagnosis


Sample PES Statements (problem, etiology, signs and symptoms using some NCP terminology)
These statements are provided as examples only and will not apply to all individuals:
  • Inadequate energy intake related to lack of access to food (forgetting to eat) as evidenced by failure to gain or maintain appropriate weight. 
  • Swallowing difficulty related to motor causes from neurological disorder, as evidenced by coughing, choking and avoidance of foods.
  • Impaired ability to prepare foods/meals,
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Last Updated: 2021-06-22