Find out how to beat malnutrition

COUNCIL chiefs are inviting residents to attend free classes on tackling malnutrition among older people.

Sunday, 23rd December 2012, 10:00 am

The sessions have been set up as part of Derbyshire County Council’s Eat Well campaign and will help people spot the symptoms of malnutrition, learn why it is a problem and hear about ways to tackle it.

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Cllr Carol Hart, cabinet member for public health, said: “Malnutrition and dehydration cause serious health problems.

“It’s also a common cause of admission to hospitals and care homes and costs the taxpayer billions of pounds a year.”

For more information about the classes, visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk.