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Creating a dignified dining experience for dementia residents Supporting older people living with dementia with good nutrition is especially important as they may have a small appetite due to medications or impaired taste, smell, hearing or vision. In addition, residents living with dementia may struggle with handling cutlery or lack the concentration to stay seated long enough to finish their meal.  With this in mind, we explore ways to boost nutrition and encourage independence and dignity through the dining experience. The…

Catering well to residents who have dementia can be tricky if they have a poor appetite and are quite active. Here are some ideas to help people with small appetites eat better. Offer small, nutritious meals more often across the day. Fortified drinks such as milkshakes, fresh fruit juices and smoothies can help to increase nutrient intake. ‘Always on’ nutritious and appealing snacks like fresh and dried fruits, baked goods or mini cakes in common areas can help residents who…

Aged care nutrition, menu management, training, food budgets and procurement practices were the focus of the Royal Commission hearing in Cairns. Three aged care chefs and celebrity chef Maggie Beer gave evidence, together with speech pathologists, dietitians and oral care specialists. The hearing highlighted both ends of the spectrum in aged care catering – from the challenges chefs face preparing meals for residents on budgets as low as $6.50 a day, to what you can achieve on $16 a day,…

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) commenced in Australia on 1 May 2019 and to date, over 37% of SoupedUp clients have converted to the new framework. However, there is still confusion among care providers as to how, and when, to convert. It’s important to note that conversion itself is a quick process but it does not happen automatically. For those yet to make the IDDSI leap, here’s what you need to know. What’s involved in an IDDSI conversion?…

Allergies are on the rise and they can be fatal. Four million Australians are affected by allergies and it is one of the fastest growing illnesses. At the same time, allergic reactions are increasing in their complexity and severity. Cathy Thesing, Accredited Practising Dietitian at Leading Nutrition, delves into her passion topic and shares some of her first-hand knowledge on how to manage allergens in an aged care setting. Over the past three years there has been a five-fold increase…

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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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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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