Food Safety – Cooling and Reheating Food Safely

Food Safety – Cooling and Reheating Food Safely

Ensuring you and your kitchen staff follow the correct food safety guidelines is an important part in keeping elderly and vulnerable clients healthy. As a person ages they become more susceptible to the negative impact of food poisoning, which can be deadly for the...
6 Simple Tips That Make Clients Want to Eat Their Meal

6 Simple Tips That Make Clients Want to Eat Their Meal

The saying goes that we eat with our eyes first. I’ll admit, I have been guilty of this – either deciding I don’t like something simply by looking at it or piling my plate with more food than I can eat (but sometimes it all looks so irresistible!). You’ve probably...
Overcoming Diabetes – The Challenge In Your Communities

Overcoming Diabetes – The Challenge In Your Communities

Last month saw a worldwide focus on the topic of ‘Overcoming Diabetes’ through World Health Day. With an estimated 347 million people in the world living with diabetes and an expectation that by 2030 it will become the 7th leading cause of death, I think that focus is...
Choice – providing options for meals in a remote setting

Choice – providing options for meals in a remote setting

Last week’s topic covered seeking feedback from your clients. This week, I thought it would be good to look at an area that appears to make the biggest difference to client health and well-being in a remote context – meals and the choice we could be...
8 Tips to Cooking the Perfect Pasta

8 Tips to Cooking the Perfect Pasta

Pasta can be a tricky dish to perfect. Sometimes it sticks together, sometimes it’s still a bit crunchy, sometimes it’s really, really overcooked. Pretty much everyone has trouble cooking their macaroni or spaghetti. But worry not! “Team Duncan” is here with a few...