Frailty is recognized as a geriatric syndromeand describes old people at high risk of adverse health outcomes. Due to a decline in physiological reserves, frail old people confronted by stress might be or are at high risk of disability, illness, hospitalization, or mortality.
Disease related malnutrition is a hidden epidemic, whose increasing prevalence makes it a growing issue in society today. Malnutrition prevalence is estimated from 25 % to 30 % in hospital, care homes and frail elderly.
Nutricia offers a wide range of Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS) designed to be integrated in the management of Frailty and disease related malnutrition. These include high energy and high protein ONS, as well as low volume ONS.