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Home Enteral Nutrition Information for Clinicians

Rob’s Story: Life with a feeding tube

In this video, Rob and Lynne Humphries share their experience of living with a feeding tube.

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HEN Resources 

  • Guidelines for Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Services 2nd Edition ( 414.3 KB)
    The Guidelines provide guidance on the management of both adult and paediatric patients requiring Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN). They include guidance on the organisation of HEN services, initiation, implementation, monitoring, transition and termination of HEN. The guidelines do not cover specific disease states or parenteral nutrition.

Home Enteral Nutrition Cards - English 

Templates and factsheets for sharing with consumers to manage their HEN requirements.

  • Nutrition Plan ( 105.0 KB)
    HEN Nutrition plan showing types of support, formula/supplements, manufacturer and preparation instructions
  • Equipment ( 104.6 KB)
    Template to record use of HEN devices
  • Feeding Plan ( 102.7 KB)
    HEN Feeding plan template showing types, frequency and kilojoules
  • Feeding Tubes - Troubleshooting ( 105.3 KB)
    A list of common problems associated with HEN feeding tubes, along with their possible causes, appropriate actions and contacts.
  • HEN Troubleshooting ( 160.5 KB)
    A list of common problems associated with HEN, with their possible causes, appropriate actions and contacts

Home Enteral Nutrition Cards - Translated 

The Home Enteral Nutrition card set translated into community languages

HEN Reports 

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