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The unfortunate, increasing number of COVID-19 cases throughout care facilities may mean a review of existing catering processes and procedures. Developing a specific outbreak menu if COVID-19 is contracted, is a great way to plan for meal preparation with limited staff in a COVID-19 safe environment. Food for thought Things like pre-prepared meal kits or selecting ingredients that can be easily sourced during the pandemic, can ensure residents continue to receive adequate nutrition and hydration if there’s a COVID-19 outbreak,…

Tracy Sutherland, our UK General Manager, spoke with the editor at the Care Home Environment about how SoupedUp is breaking the mould, empowering chefs, and lifting industry standards. When Belinda Adams founded SoupedUp over a decade ago, she had one goal in mind – to connect catering and care, everywhere. Working in the hospitality and care sectors, she knew all too well the complexities and pressures on care providers to deliver nutritious, wholesome food on strict budgets. This, at the…

Ah, paperwork! Something that must be done; however, no one likes doing it. Filling out form after form, day after day, can be extremely laborious and costly both in time and money, and now in the age of COVID-19, it can also be deadly. An average 50 bed residential care home spends up to 2 hours per day per resident completing manual paperwork. General administration, medication management, clinical care, training, managing purchasing, meal planning, catering, dietary requirements and evidencing everything…

Technology and innovation will be key to managing the complexity of allergies, textures and individual diets in the new world of person-centred care. So, how is the industry adapting? Here are some advances we’re seeing right now. 3D food printing, complete meals on a plate, plus a move to more sustainable packaging While still very much in the prototype phase, 3D food printing could be the way to provide safe and enjoyable meals for those on individual diets. Using a…

Joel Andrade is a food technologist. He did his masters degree in Food Science and Technology at the University of Queensland and holds a bachelors degree in Biotechnology. With a deep understanding of the technical aspects of food, Joel develops new products and technologies at Nutritious Cuisine, a dynamic food manufacturer that produces clean label food service solutions for the hospitality and aged care sector. Joel’s latest project has been to develop safe, nutritious and appealing texture modified foods that abide…

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SoupedUp Catering Software supports the catering management of your care facility (care home) to deliver clinically appropriate, nutritious, safe, cost effective, resident focused restaurant-quality food to every resident simultaneously. It mitigates risk while meeting legislative and regulatory compliance.

Utilising the latest web development to ensure your set up costs are minimal, SoupedUp Catering provides the complete dietary and menu management of your residents. SoupedUp Catering allows management to control staff member access to different facilities (care homes), ideal for area or regional managers. The reports minimise administration time, improve efficiency, are iPad/tablet adaptable and ensure kitchens are accreditation and audit ready.

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