What Can We Do With Advanced Dementia?

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96 year old patient: refuses to swallow either liquids or soft food. Has progressive dementia. Should I call nurse for advice? She is being cared for in her home.
Yes, my opinion is to arrange her in the hospital or get professional care. Otherwise,  she will develop malnutrition and infection.