Webinar: CHOICE+ Program

Event Date: 05/29/2018 10:00
Location: Webinar

CHOICE+ Program: New Tools and Online Education to Enhance the Mealtime Experience in Long-Term Care

MAY 29, 2018 | 10:00AM – 11:00AM EST

Heather Keller, PhD, RD, FDC
Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging; Professor, Kinesiology, University of Waterloo; Research Scientist, Agri-food for Healthy Aging, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

Heather conducts research focused on improving the food intake and nutritional health of older adults in hospital, community and long-term care residences. A special focus is persons living with dementia and their care partners and how food and mealtimes can be central to their quality of life.

CHOICE+ is an innovative program that aims to improve the mealtime experience for residents in long-term care and retirement living. The program focuses on developing relationship-centred practices and enhancing the dining environment to make it more welcoming, comfortable, and enjoyable.

What is this webinar about?

  • Explore how positive relationships and enjoyable environments enhance the mealtime experience
  • Understand the six principles of the CHOICE+ program and how to apply them
  • Learn how to use new CHOICE+ tools and resources to improve mealtimes in your home

 

Register for this event or learn more about the other webinars in this series.