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...
The Rights and Responsibilities of Clients

The Rights and Responsibilities of Clients

The Federal Government’s aged care reforms package, that has been rolling out since 2010, has followed a Human Rights approach. There is a strong push for the promotion of a ‘person-centred’ decision making process and respect for the dignity of older people. The...
5 Important Reasons why you need a Food Safety Plan

5 Important Reasons why you need a Food Safety Plan

You need a Food Safety Plan. I know. More paperwork. I can almost hear you muttering under your breath now. Don’t I already have enough paperwork to worry about?  You probably do. And, just as likely, you probably already have a Food Safety Plan. Many establishments...
10 reasons for Policies and Procedures

10 reasons for Policies and Procedures

As a young employee, I used to think that policies and procedures were just a dull and boring part of the workplace. They were something that was a necessary evil, more important for the management than staff, and could be ignored for most of the time. As time has...