Resource Audience Type: Quality

Improving Food Quality in Long-Term Care: Best practices and new initiatives

What is this webinar about?

During this webinar, you will learn about the Making the Most of Mealtimes (M3) research study that was conducted in long-term care homes across Canada, including useful information about food and fluid intake, better practices that were observed, where we need to focus, and new initiatives from the M3 team.

The objectives of this webinar are to:

  1. Learn about research results from the Making the Most of Mealtimes national study
  2. Understand the important role of food for nutritional health and quality of life
  3. Learn best practices for planning nutrient dense menus in long-term care

This webinar was offered by the Ontario CLRI hosted at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and was presented on March 28, 2018.


About the Presenter

Photo of Heather KellerHeather Keller, RD, PhD, FDC is the Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging at the University of Waterloo. She 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.

Creating Authentic Spaces Toolkit

About this Toolkit

The Creating Authentic Spaces toolkit is part of The 519’s efforts to challenge transphobia and to foster environments that are inclusive of gender identity and gender expression. People who identify as trans often experience barriers to accessing necessary services due to discrimination or harassment based on their gender identity and gender expression.

This toolkit explores the experiences and challenges faced by trans people and supports organizations and individuals to develop approaches to fostering a trans inclusive environment. The toolkit also highlights the small and larger steps individuals can take personally and within their organizations to create more inclusive spaces and services for trans people. Creating Authentic Spaces info sheets, posters and workshops are also listed on this webpage.