In any foodservice operation, washing dishes is a necessary routine which does not get a lot of attention. Yet guests — in long-term care communities as in restaurants— consistently rate cleanliness of tableware as highly as they rank food quality and taste.
Instant consumer feedback has become paramount in today's competitive long-term care industry, so comments offered by patients, residents and family members are invaluable in helping operators improve services.
Trinity Senior Living Communities has said its partnership with Unidine Corporation has reduced dehydration among residents and lowered readmissions.
Today in the annals of Nursing Homes That Should Know Better, we turn our attention to a rural part of Tennessee.
Food service operators can sign up to earn exclusive rewards through the new TRIO® Triple Play Loyalty program. By joining the loyalty program early, members will receive recipes and start building up points.
The first question, be it in discussion of a retirement community, healthcare facility, or similar location is, "How's the food?" For the food service operator, that's the million-dollar question.
Facility operators will be preparing next week to honor and showcase their dietary managers and employees the following week. "Pride in Food Service Week" kicks off Feb. 7 to "celebrate the important role they play in institutional food service," according to the Dietary Managers Association. The DMA is a professional organization of more than 14,000 food and nutrition services managers, the vast majority of whom work in long-term care facilities and hospitals.