Hydration And Nutrition – Why It Is More Than Just A Mealtime

August 23, 2021 Gavin Henderson, Head of Hotel Services at Shaw healthcare – which operates more than 80 care facilities across the UK – discusses the importance of nutrition and hydration initiatives to keep care home residents fit and healthy…read the article in full at… Carer source: https://thecareruk.com/hydration-and-nutrition-why-it-is-more-than-just-a-mealtime/

Children, food and care

Iriss Insight 22, By Ruth Emond, Ian McIntosh, Samantha Punch and Claire Lightowler Published on 6 Nov 2013 13 min read (3458 words) This Iriss Insight reviews the evidence about how food practices affect children in different care settings, drawing heavily from the experience of children in foster and residential care. However, many of theContinue reading “Children, food and care”

Tips on How to Offer Choice to the Elderly in Care

Jennifer Stone writing in 2012 Many elderly people who move into care homes are suddenly faced with very few choices in how to live their lives. They are told when to get up in the morning, and when to go to bed, what to eat and when, what they are expected to do throughout theContinue reading “Tips on How to Offer Choice to the Elderly in Care”