We can provide support with meal preparation and nutritional support whether it is making breakfast, lunch, dinner or assisting with thickened drinks. Our care professionals are trained in food hygiene and nutrition and are able to monitor food and fluid intake where required to support healthy nutrition. Our staff will work with you and your families to plan the meals during the initial risk assessment and prepare the care plan based on your need and choices, taking into consideration any cultural or individual dietary requirements.
Having access to nutritious food and drink is essential to feeling well. As we age, getting the right nutrients and maintaining a healthy weight becomes even more important to supporting a healthy lifestyle.
A healthy diet
Age UK say:
“Eating well means enjoying your food and having plenty of variety in your diet so you get all the nutrients you need and maintain a healthy weight. "