Maggie Beer Foundation - Module 10: Improving the Dining Experience
Featuring Maggie Beer with:
- Polly Whitworth, Dementia Centre Consultant, HammondCare
Our dining experience is made up of more than just the food we eat. The sights, smells, sounds, environment and company we keep all have an impact on our dining pleasure. This module explores ways to provide the best dining experience for your residents by encouraging you to put yourself in their shoes. What are some of your personal preferences that make for a great dining experience? Making some simple changes can have a great impact.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Recognise the importance of the whole dining experience.
- Demonstrate how to provide a dining environment that encourages independence, social interaction, engagement and positive mealtime experiences.
- Use observational skills to identify opportunities that can have a positive impact on each individual’s dining experience.
Who is this course appropriate for:
This module is suitable for cooks, chefs and kitchen staff working in aged care.
View the trailer below to preview the course: