Specialists in nutritional management of the elderly who work to reduce unnecessary special diets and supplement use to maintain residents’ quality of life.
Key Features & Benefits
- All therapists specialise in aged care
- Reduce unnecessary interventions
- Minimise supplement use (and costs)
- Avoid non-evidence based special diets
- Proactive review process
- Improve resident choice & satisfaction
- Focus on improving quality of life
We achieve results through our team members’ dedication to not just being expert clinicians, but experts in aged care. It’s only by taking the time to understand the difference between the needs of the residents of aged care facilities and the approach needed for individuals living in the community, can we then manage nutrition and hydration in a way that meets the needs of both the resident and their facility.
Our goal is to minimise the use of special diets and supplement use to only those that truly need it. By implementing more appropriate meal-time strategies and maintaining a proactive review process, which also supports accreditation, our team are continually eliminating unnecessary costs associated with non-evidence based special diets, supplement expenses, and staff time.
Quality of life for our residents is more than just keeping them in their healthy weight range or ridding them of unnecessary, less-enjoyable special diets and supplements. Every time we’re planning a resident’s management we’re always looking for innovative ways to routinely allow them to continue to have the food and drink of their choice, an enjoyable alternative, or at the very least a modified diet within their meal-time preferences.
Contact us now on 1300 952 433 to discuss how W&L’s approach to dietetics can benefit both your residents and your organisation.
W&L also offers Telehealth Dietetics