Tag Archives: Aged Residential Care

Chef raises the bar on texture-modified food

Chef Terence Austin is on a mission – to ensure those with the eating condition dysphagia get presented with meals that look, smell and taste just as good as those served to people without the condition. People with dysphagia have difficulty swallowing liquids and solids. It’s a growing problem among …

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InterRAI assessment: what’s it like?

Has a health problem compromised your wellbeing or ability to live as independently as possible? An interRAI assessment identifies what might bring an improvement and whether support services would help. Sheryl’s father, Alan, was assessed as part of his transition to a retirement village. Here, Sheryl describes what the process …

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COVID-19 puts focus on architecture, technology

COVID-19 has shone a light on how well retirement villages and care homes are set up to cope with the challenges of such a highly contagious virus. There’s now a fresh focus on how architecture and technology can make disease prevention and containment easier, as well as improving the experience …

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