Cook, author and mentor Maggie Beer recommends residential aged care services form a food council with staff representatives from all areas of the facility to improve meals.
In this story: A snack-style cookbook for the elderly and those with dementia coming soon; and a nutrition guide for older people.
After more than 35 years in the food industry, Maggie Beer has turned her attention to advocacy and set her sights on aged care. She talks to AAA about her new foundation and inspiring a positive food culture.
AUDIO: Foodie and aged care advocate Maggie Beer has launched a new recipe and resource book for carers of people with dementia at an international dementia conference in Sydney.
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.
Food celebrity, Maggie Beer, has called on providers to introduce heart into their menus and to rethink their methods of food service.
Aged and Community Services Australia’s (ACSA) upcoming national conference will give industry leaders plenty to think about.
Just Better Care has launched a new campaign to improve the lives of older people, featuring a ‘recipe’ competition worth $6000. They’ve also provided AAA with a seasonal recipe from its last campaign to spark interest.