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We are thinking of you all

29 July, 2020

I can’t believe it is August already on the weekend. These last months have been so hard for so many people, and no one more than those in the aged care homes. Our hearts go out to those battling the odds – the families whose loved ones are in the homes and because of these […]

National Congress on food, nutrition and the dining experience in aged care

28 July, 2020

The Australian Government Department of Health is partnering with the Maggie Beer Foundation to deliver a National Congress on food, nutrition and the dining experience in aged care. The Congress will bring together a select group of experts and stakeholders to harness contemporary expert views and resources. The Congress will be opened by Senator the […]

Engaging residents with food

30 June, 2020

MBF was thrilled to learn of a activity that Cobdenhealth ran for their residents recently. In their own words, ‘Cobdenhealth is a 60-bed Residential Aged Care facility located in rural South West Victoria – a short drive from the iconic Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road. The residents are aged between 50 to 101, […]

Masterclass Champion – Bryan Martin, Sodexho and Uniting

30 June, 2020

Sodexo Head Chef, Bryan Martin, took part in the Maggie Beer Foundation’s ‘Creating an Appetite for Life’ program December last year in Adelaide. As a Maggie Beer Foundation accredited chef, Bryan has had the opportunity to share his learnings and methodology with other Sodexo Aged Care cooks and chefs.  In line with the Maggie Beef […]

Pumpkin and Walnut Puree by Amanda Orchard

30 June, 2020

Pumpkin & Walnut, a gorgeous pairing that works remarkably well as a puree. This side dish suitable for IDDSI texture levels 7 through 4 has so much flavour that I’m sure it will surprise and delight your residents. Ingredients  2kg Pumpkin – I used a combination of Butternut & Kent 300gm Raw Walnuts 100gm Greek Feta […]