Conference will cover food in the light of new Minimum Standards


Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A national conference on food provision in residential care homes is being held in London in May. Organised by the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (RSPH), the conference will consider all aspects of food provision in residential care and explore: – Understanding and complying with the National Minimum Standards – Practical and economical measures promoting food hygiene and food safety – Making food appealing and interesting to residents. Culinary luminary Loyd Grossman will speak at the conference, as will Anton Edelmann, head chef at the Savoy, who will proffer ideas and advice to managers. Other speakers are: – Trish Davies (Department of Health): What does the new Act mean for you? – Rachael Masters (South Durham NHS Trust): Putting nutrition standards into practice. – Susan MacLaren (Kingston University): Nutritional needs of older people. – Susan Holmes (Canterbury Christ Church University College): The challenge of eating in residential care. – Janet Bailes (East Kent Hospital Trust): Managing





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