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South Wales care home honoured for commitment to vegetarian cuisine

South Wales care home honoured for commitment to vegetarian cuisine

The SilverCrest Group has been honoured for its commitment to vegetarian cuisine amongst the food it serves to residents.   Morgana Court in South Wales, part of the SilverCrest Group, has received a special award for being the 1,000th residential home in the UK to be accepted onto the Vegetarian for Life charity’s care home […]

19th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

One of Care UK’s team of nutrition and hydration experts has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.   James Clear, Care UK’s hotel services manager, has been shortlisted by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) in the Catering Manager […]

16th September 2016 | By | Reply More
NACC Training & Development Forum set to inform, update and inspire care catering professionals

NACC Training & Development Forum set to inform, update and inspire care catering professionals

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Training & Development Forum2016 returns to the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, on 5-7 October with the clear objective to inform, update and inspire delegates on the latest issues affecting care catering. The two-day event has a strong reputation for introducing new perspectives and ideas through relevant, thought-provoking […]

3rd August 2016 | By | Reply More
Luton over 70’s invited to take part in ground-breaking research involving exercise and nutrition

Luton over 70’s invited to take part in ground-breaking research involving exercise and nutrition

A health drive to get older people from Bedfordshire to become more active is being launched as part of a Europe-wide study.   Men and women aged 70 years and over from the area are being invited to take part in ground-breaking research involving exercise and nutrition.   The aim is to find the best […]

21st July 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home residents explore the world of food for a healthy diet

Care home residents explore the world of food for a healthy diet

Residents of a Hagley care home have been sent on a voyage of food discovery to help find treats and fresh dishes for their new menu.   Chandos Lodge Residential Home invited its residents and their families to try a range of different foods and award them marks out of five before deciding what recipes […]

23rd June 2016 | By | Reply More
Sonning Common care home gets top health billing

Sonning Common care home gets top health billing

Abbeycrest care home in Sonning Common has been described by South Oxfordshire Environmental Health Officer, Christian Moore, as ‘one of the best homes I have ever visited’. The comment came after the home, which is part of the Caring Homes Group, received an unannounced inspection. Abbeycrest was awarded a Food Standards Agency Five Star hygiene […]

21st March 2016 | By | Reply More
Only 51% of health professionals regard malnutrition as a priority

Only 51% of health professionals regard malnutrition as a priority

New research by the Malnutrition Taskforce reveals that only half (51 per cent) of health professionals thought malnutrition was a priority in their organisations. Only 47 per cent also felt confident that their knowledge and skills were sufficient  to help people most at risk.[i] The survey ‘Experiences of Patient Malnutrition’ by Dods Research also shows […]

10th February 2016 | By | Reply More
New chef brings fine dining to Cheltenham care home this Christmas

New chef brings fine dining to Cheltenham care home this Christmas

Sandfields care home in Cheltenham is bringing the fine dining experience to its residents, with the appointment of chef David Morgan, who has cooked for the likes of Gordon Ramsay and Rick Stein.          David has worked in kitchens for nearly 20 years, assuming the role of head chef for the last decade.  His impressive […]

24th December 2015 | By | Reply More
46,000 older people have been stripped of ‘Meals on Wheels’ in last three years

46,000 older people have been stripped of ‘Meals on Wheels’ in last three years

More than 46,000 older people have been stripped of their ‘Meals on Wheels’ service in the past three years, according to The Malnutrition Task Force[i]. The findings, released to mark Meals on Wheels Week, show that in just three years spending on ‘Meals on Wheels’ for older people aged 65 and over has fallen by […]

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