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Benefits of family mealtimes for nursing home residents: Study is step in the right direction

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 01 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1334
  1. John C Oldroyd (, lecturer in public health
  1. Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia

    EDITOR—Nijs et al show the beneficial effects of family style mealtimes on the health of nursing home residents.1 Many elderly people in nursing homes, despite excellent clinical …

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