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Menu Planning in Long Term Care

This menu planning guidance document Intended to assist Registered Dietitians, Nutrition Managers and menu planners to prepare a cycle menu to meet Long Term Care residents’ overall nutritional needs.

It is intended primarily for facilities providing 24 -hour care to frail elderly with functional and/or cognitive limitations that increase risk of malnutrition.

Resource Information

Date

July 1, 2020

Author

Dietitians of Canada

Type

Guide

Setting

Long-term Care

Age

Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Healthy Eating, Nutrients, Special Diets

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National

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