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Bringing Food to Aged Care Facilities

Posted by on Dec 23, 2018 in aged care Sydney, residential aged care | 0 comments

Whenever you’re bringing food to your friend or relative residing in a facility offering high care in south west, it is important to keep temperature control in mind. This is because if food products are left exposed in the Temperature Danger Zone for too long, they can become harmful to consume, especially for elderlies with weak immune systems. The Temperature Danger Zone, which is between 5 and 60 degrees Celsius, is the temperature that provides a suitable environment for germs and bacteria to rapidly grow and multiply. If food is left in the temperature danger zone for too long,...

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Preparing Food to Bring to Aged Care Facilities

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018 in aged care Sydney, Uncategorized | 0 comments

As people age, there are certain kinds of foods that aren’t safe for them to consume. This is especially true for our elderlies whose illnesses or age prevents them from eating foods high in cholesterol or have high sugar content. But aside from that, we must remember that older people have weaker immune systems, which means that they will be prone to developing health issues if they ingest food that has germs and bacteria. This is one reason why facilities offering aged care in Sydney are strict with foods that visitors bring to the facility. That said, before you start buying food to...

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How to Bring Food into Aged Care Facilities Safely

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in agecare, Aged care nursing homes, Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the best things to do for your friend or relative residing in an age care facility or retirement village in NSW is to bring them a home-cooked meal. This is even if their stay is just a short one like in care respite programs. This is one way of showing them that you care and remember them, and this act can really brighten up their day. However, you need to remember that there are certain rules you need to follow when planning to bring home-cooked meals to your loved ones in the nursing home.   Different Facilities, Different Rules   Before thinking about what foods to bring...

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