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The Red Flag Program at Grange Residential Care Service       

25 October, 2018

Shared by Noël Kelly, Western District Health Service Dietitian The Grange Residential Care Service is one of four aged care campuses operated by Western District Health Service (WDHS). Located in the township of Hamilton in the Southern Grampians Shire, the Grange provides permanent and respite accommodation for 50 residents. The innovative Red Flag Program was […]

Elders tip: Honey, lemon and a slice of ginger for a sore throat

25 September, 2018

An oldie but a goodie! Simply add 1 tablespoon of good quality honey, 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice and 1 thin slice of ginger into a mug, top with hot water, stir and sip to ease a sore throat. I believe some elders add a dash of brandy too! Honey has long been used as […]

Masterclass Champion – Susyn Young of Embracia in Woodford

25 September, 2018

Susyn is employed as the Catering Manager at Embracia in Woodford, QLD. In April 2018, Susyn Young received a scholarship to attend the Maggie Beer Foundation two-day cooks and chefs ‘Creating an Appetite for Life’ Education program in Brisbane. Susyn has implemented many great things since her Education program experience and, as a result, has […]

Growing your ‘Spring Frittata’ Ingredients by Cath Manuel

25 September, 2018

This month’s Spring Frittata recipe looks so delicious and super easy to make…even for me! It’s full of garden-fresh ingredients which are easy to grow in any garden or potted into containers and are being harvested now. Grow these fresh ingredients… Onions [easy to grow] Seeds are sown during Autumn and Winter and onions are […]

The Australian Dietary Guidelines for Older Adults by Morgan Pankhurst

25 September, 2018

Across the lifespan our nutritional requirements change and this is reflected in the Australian Dietary Guidelines recommendations for older adults. The Guidelines are based on high quality scientific evidence which is reviewed regularly to provide a guide to healthy eating represented by whole foods through the five core food groups. When you eat a wide […]