Nutrition Support / Frailty

Malnutrition is a term used when the body has too much or not enough nutrients to maintain healthy functions.

This can effect body wellness and long-term can lead to various health issues, including:

  • Stunted growth
  • Frailty
  • Diabetes
  • Eye problems
  • Heart disease

Malnutrition can be caused by many factors, including:

  • Diet
  • Income and food costs
  • Access to food
  • Physical and mental health 

The best prevention of malnutrition is to maintain a healthy, balanced diet.

Please browse the resources below for information and support.

BVM has our own dietitian who is available to support patients with diet and nutritional issues. 
Please contact the surgery to arrange a referral to this service.