Food Supply and Benefits
Solutions for Care clients have access to an array of innovative kitchen interventions, saving schemes and benefits that will enable your home to provide the very best quality of food to your residents.
- FREE cost review of all food expenditure – Solutions for Care provide sustainable reduced costs without compromising on quality of produce or service
- Kitchen manual – The perfect kitchen resource to help you achieve an outstanding catering service, which includes:
The IDDSI framework, explained, broken down, simplified and includes “top tips” to execute perfect textured modified foods
Information and ideas for nourishing drinks, hydration and snack box items
Creative meal and snack solutions – Dementia residents commonly lose weight – We provide ideas that can help those who suffer most
How to enhance and enrich the flavour of food – Taste buds deteriorate with age, therefore, we provide an innovative approach to flavour to provide residents with the tastiest plate of food that will make the meal times more palatable
Grazing menu templates and sample recipes – Break away from a traditional rigid menu, still comply with CQC guidelines and adapt to suit residents, staffing capability and service timings
Four week sample menu and twelve sample recipes – Start straight away with a new menu cycle – Chefs get bored cooking the same food so imagine how residents must feel.
Menu analysis checklist in line with The British Dietetic Association Guidelines – Compliance, better standards….one less worry
Information on hydration with exclusive special offers – Tasty, sugar and allergen free and encourages increased fluid intake which has, on occasions, seen UTI’s reduced by up to 15%.
Allergen support – Still critical, still required, still not always being documented correctly. Let us help.
- A substantial bank of nutritionally detailed recipes
- Tailored kitchen visits and training
What our clients say...
“Just wanted to once again say thank you for taking the time to come and visit Seashell Trust and to deliver two superb workshops for our care staff. Solutions for care have been vital to enable us to change our way of thinking and move forward with fresh cooking skills & ideas, your commitment to helping our residents has been amazing.”
Claire Boyle, Head of Finance – Seashell Trust
Having the Solutions for Care team on our side allows me the luxury of knowing that products are being monitored and that they are continually looking at ways to reduce my costs.”
Neil Rearden – Care Manager
Wendy Conn – Crown Care Group
Dave Partington, Carehome owner
Claire Quinn – Grange Healthcare
“"I’ve been blown away with the support from Solutions for Care. All your partners have been so helpful and have even looked at cost savings to us without prompts. Quite amazing really. So huge thanks for all that you have done and continue to do for us at Sandstone. Many headaches solved."
Steven Hamblett – Area Manager