long term care

Best practices for Nutrition, Food Services and Dining in Long-Term Care Homes.

Best practices for Nutrition, Food Services and Dining in Long-Term Care Homes.

Source: Ontario Long Term Care Action Group, Dietitians of Canada
Year: 2013
A working paper exploring how to implement quality nutrition, hydration and pleasurable dining in order to enhance the quality of life, and care, for residents in long-term care.

Local Food and Ontario's Long-Term Care Sector

Local Food and Ontario's Long-Term Care Sector

Source: Greenbelt Fund
Year: 2015
This report documents the current state of local food usage in Ontario's long-term care sector. The sector offers a significant market for local producers as the estimated annual raw food spend of $210 million, however the 600+ homes do not track local food usage and face barriers in adding local food items to their menus.