Older individuals frequently contend with several health conditions and are susceptible to malnutrition. Additionally, issues such as functional constipation, diarrhoea, and faecal incontinence may arise even in the absence of organic abnormalities in digestive tract function. Inadequate or improper nutritional care heightens complications, diminishes physical function, and worsens the overall prognosis. Hence, initiating appropriate nutritional management early on is crucial for the well-being of elderly individuals.
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