Mental Health Disorders - Dementia

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition [and Dietetic] Diagnosis


Sample PES or PESS/PASS statements (problem, etiology/aetiology, 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
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Last Updated: 2023-07-24