Community Linkages: Flavor Harvest@HOME refers Lee Health patients who do not meet the clinical criteria of malnourishment to local community agencies. This linkage allows individuals to obtain appropriate resources to support their recovery at home.
Healthcare Savings: In addition to improving the health status of their target population, Flavor Harvest@HOME’s nutrition intervention has been found to prevent readmissions, thereby reducing costs for hospital systems associated with additional care and readmissions fees.
Social Connectedness: The Flavor Harvest@HOME program provides individuals an opportunity to connect with a Registered Dietician as part of their program participation. Through this social interaction, participants learn to facilitate their own nutritional self-care while also receiving the additional benefit of social interaction.