Food and Nutrition articles

Care home fined £40,000 for preparing out of date sandwiches

Care home fined £40,000 for preparing out of date sandwiches

A South Cumbria care home has been fined £40,000 after preparing out of date ham and beef sandwiches for residents.

Euro Catering urges care homes to ‘cater with care’

Catering equipment supplier Euro Catering has urged care providers to ‘cater with care’, providing residents with dishes that assist health and wellbeing but also provide talking points and a highlight of the day.

Care home malnutrition and dehydration risks exposed

Thousands of elderly people are at risk of malnutrition and dehydration at care homes across the country, according to research carried out by The Independent.

St Ives care home given second lowest food rating

Trewidden Care Home in St Ives, Cornwall has been given the second lowest rating by food hygiene inspectors.

Care home shows some bottle to celebrate National Hydration Week

Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth has teamed up with international reusable bottle brand, bobble, to celebrate National Hydration Week.

Smart mug gets residents drinking more

Care home trials of a new smart mug hydration solution have increased residents’ daily fluid intake by almost two-thirds.

Orchard residents step back in time during food tasting day

A dozen residents from Orchard Care home in Grimsby took a trip down memory lane during a food tasting day provided by Young’s Foodservice.

Orchard and Nestlé launch Chef of the Year competition

Orchard Care Home has launched its second Chef of the Year competition as part of its ongoing partnership with Nestlé Professional.

ASK THE EXPERT: Managing dysphagia

Emily Stuart, dietitian at Wiltshire Farm Foods Dietitian, part of the apetito group, offers tips on managing dysphagia in dementia patients

Aura Care Living appoints first hospitality director

Michelin recognised restaurant manager Arnaud Peccoux has been appointed Aura Care Living’s first hospitality director.