Summer is the time to think about hydration
Being over summer, the festive season is a time of soaring temperatures so it’s important to offer plenty of fluid to prevent dehydration. Dehydration can lead to many complications such as constipation, urinary tract infections, confusion and falls, to name a few. The good news is that with the support from your dietitian, staff, other health professionals and family members, dehydration can be easily preventable.
Try the following strategies to get more fluids into our residents:
Serve fluids throughout the day. Read more »
“Food For the Ages” Seminar
Diet Manual for Aged Care
Aged Care Weight Tracker
Supplement Systems Review
Leading Nutrition prides itself on providing an outstanding Aged Care Dietitian Service to all of the aged care facilities we work with. Our team of professional Aged Care Dietitians work with care, collaboration and innovation to achieve the best possible nutrition outcomes.
Whether helping residents, staff, or management, we focus on the nutrition goals of each, and help them achieve their best. Our dietitians constantly look for opportunities to improve the quality of life of residents, often receiving feedback of performing beyond expected standards.
We collaborate with food services to create nutritious, contemporary menus that meet the changing needs in aged care. Through the comprehensive Menu Review process, our dietitians work closely with chefs to ensure that menus meet the nutritional requirement for the older population and respond to preferences and needs of the specific facilities.
All across the country our expert Aged Care dietitians are ready to help you.
Shared food experiences at Christmas are part of many cultures, and bring so much joy and happiness for us all. This is a time of year that both resonates memories and also brings enjoyment in the moment for residents in aged care. What better time of year to provide appetizing and delicious foods for all of our residents! Here are some of our team’s favourite Christmas food tips for making this Christmas extra special.
Christmas food is about more than nutrition
We all know that promoting food enjoyment and positive meal experience as so important in the aged care setting, Read more »
There is a bewildering array of allied health services available to aged care homes and dietitian services rank amongst them. The services can vary from weekly visits, to the once a year menu review, and everything in between. It’s also good to note that, The Accreditation board and wider legislation do not mandate a dietitians to support aged care homes, which we find questionable at the least!
We all know that nutrition and food is significant to many aspects of well being for residents both physically, Read more »