Question marks over care home dehydration tests

Question marks over care home dehydration tests
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Researchers have found that standard tests used to identify dehydration are not working for older people living in care homes. Carers often look at a resident’s eyes and skin, or ask if he or she feels thirsty, tired or has a headache to see if the person is dehydrated. However, according to research from the…

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