Nutritional care for long-term care residents is more than delivering food and hydration, but also ensuring a pleasurable dining experience for best quality of care. So says the Best practices for nutrition, food service and dining in Long-Term Care, a working paper written by Registered Dietitians of the Dietitians of Canada’s Ontario Long-Term Care Action group. The guideline supports a person-centered care model and is intended for planning, delivering and monitoring the nutrition and dining practices of long-term care residents.
Topics covered in this best practice guide include:
· Menu planning
· Food production
· Nutrition & Hydration Care
· Meal ServiceFor more information and to access this document, please visit http://www.dietitians.ca/Downloadable-Content/Public/2013-Best-Practices-for-Nutrition,-Food-Service-an.aspx