Victorian aged care provider Villa Maria Catholic Homes is rolling out a new model of food delivery across its residential aged care facilities that encourages more independence and engagement at meal times.
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Lack of funding and a “silo” mentality means dietitians are being under-utilised in residential aged care where they could play an important role in improving residents’ nutrition and dining experiences, a researcher says.
While the nutritious value of food is paramount to the health of aged care residents, the way it is served can be just as important.
An ability to cook well and the guiding hand of fate together moved chef, Peter Morgan-Jones from Windsor Castle to the Opera House to the HammondCare kitchens. Yasmin Noone talks to the celebrated chef.
Residents of one aged care provider’s homes will be treated like royalty, at least at meal times. Meanwhile, an experienced manager finds himself in new territory.
A new awards initiative aims to acknowledge and reward quality food service in aged care
Preliminary results of the nation’s first aged care food service survey, due to be revealed tomorrow, show that the sector needs to work harder to bridge gaps in knowledge.
Aged care facilities are being encouraged to participate in Australia’s first national aged care menu survey.
The five-year deal will cover the organisation’s four main complexes in Darwin and Adelaide.
Residents at a Brisbane supported living community have voted to direct catering profits back into the community.
Comcater is distributing a new range of cook chill equipment from French company Socamel.