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Promoting Successful Dining (Home Care)

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FOOD103

A care concern in any elder living environment - whether it be long-term care, adult foster care, or assisted living - is ensuring sufficient nutritional intake to promote overall good health.


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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Recognize Common Challenges to Intake and Learn the Importance of Socialization
  • Promoting Successful Nutrition
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Promoting Successful Dining (Home Care) Info:

Menu planning and food preparation are just a part of creating an outstanding food and beverage service. A care concern in any elder living environment - whether it be long-term care, adult foster care, or assisted living - is ensuring sufficient nutritional intake to promote overall good health.

After this lesson, you will be able to recognize common challenges to intake and learn the importance of socialization, environment and food choices. Additionally, you will gain an understanding about altered diets and potential choking risks. These courses will introduce you to creating an excellent food program as well as assisting people with eating. Making mealtime a pleasant, nutritious time is the goal.

Course Outline
  • 1. Promoting successful nutrition
  • a. A care concern
  • b. Food and water
  • c. Monitor nutrition and hydration
  • d. Successful nutrition
  • e. Common challenges to intake
  • f. Factors affecting intake
  • 2. Socialization and dignity
  • a. Making mealtimes an enjoyable experience
  • b. Keeping meals a social occasion
  • 3. The environment
  • a. Dining room environment
  • b. Avoid distraction
  • c. Consistency in table placement
  • d. Serving food
  • e. Beverages
  • f. Lights and temperature in the dining room
  • g. Room temperature
  • 4. The food
  • a. Likes and dislikes
  • b. Preference of your clients
  • c. Enhance the desire to eat and drink
  • d. Appealing menu
  • e. First bite
  • f. Senses to determine meal enjoyment
  • g. Your clients are no different
  • h. Meal preparation and delivery
  • i. Creativity
  • j. Use color in the dining room
  • k. Supplementing the meals
  • l. Passing out snacks
  • 5. Safe eating practices
  • a. Intake challenges
  • b. Eat, chew and swallow
  • c. Couch
  • d. Choking
  • e. Special diet
  • f. Highest level to tolerate safely
  • g. Food textures
  • h. Maintaining healthy eating patterns
  • i. Presentation of food
  • j. Liquids can be thickened
  • k. You need to be familiar
  • l. Be careful
  • 6. Choking problems
  • a. This can happen at any time
  • b. Coughing
  • c. Do not offer water
  • d. When is it safe to resume intake
  • e. What to do when a resident is choking
  • f. Universal sign
  • g. Choking problems
  • h. Assisting the client

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Promoting Successful Dining (Home Care)

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