Tips to Help You Out

  1.  Learning more about culture change might be helpful. Consider tapping into the excellent resources available from the Pioneer Network (webinar series, speakers, etc). https://www.pioneernetwork.net/resource-library/
  2.  There are some excellent on-demand culture change webinars via Eden Alternative; https://www.edenalt.org/events-and-offerings/webinar-education/on-demand-webinars/on-demand-feature-webinars/
  3.  Consider joining your local state Culture Change coalition for local support.
  4.  Brush up on a "best practice" documents from Pioneer Network Dining Standards; https://www.pioneernetwork.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/The-New-Dining-Practice-Standards.pdf
  5.  Tap into the professional organizations for position papers on nutritional care of older adults (ANFP or Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics).
  6.  Check out the Research Institute of Aging (RIA) CHOICE+ program and the 3 different checklists; https://the-ria.ca/resources/choice-checklists/.  Share the info and checklists with your team.
Suzanne Quiring, RD

All of the above tips and suggestions have been gathered and provided to you by Suzanne Quiring, a Registered Dietician (RD), Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) and inventor of the SuzyQ Cart System.

If you'd like to have a free one-on-one discussion and assessment of your senior care dining program with Suzanne, simply fill out the form to the right.  She'll follow-up with you to schedule a time to chat.