Our Food Philosophy
Care Home Food at Stanfield Nursing Home
At Stanfield Nursing Home, we believe that care home food and menus for elderly in care homes are much more than just sustenance. It’s a shared pleasure, a touch of home, and a crucial part of the care we provide.
What Food is Served in Care Homes like Stanfield?
Our meals are all about love and warmth. They’re hearty, comforting, and always made with our community of individuals in mind.
We prioritise offering a balanced and nourishing diet to everyone. Our passionate in-house food and beverage team prepare all meals from scratch. They go above and beyond to ensure that every bite resonates with warmth and homeliness.
- Local and Fresh Ingredients: All our dishes include quality ingredients sourced from local farm shops and butchers.
- Varied Menus: From traditional roasts that people adore to fresh fish and classic casseroles. Menus for elderly in care homes change weekly and seasonally.
- Meals Throughout the Day: We provide three wholesome meals – breakfast, lunch, and dinner or a light supper. Plus, tea sessions with hot and cold beverages available all day.
In addition to the above we promote choice at all meal occasions and provide an extensive range of additional items to select from.
View our care home’s Sample Menu to see some of our chef’s delicious creations.
What Meals are Good for the Elderly?
Every individual’s nutritional needs are unique, especially as they age. Factors such as activity levels, health conditions, and metabolic rate can influence these needs. This makes it vital to offer a tailored approach to their meals.
Stanfield Nursing Home menus for elderly in our care home are designed to cater to:
- Balanced Diet: We provide classic meat and vegetable meals, vegetarian alternatives, and a selection of delightful desserts and lunch options.
- Special Diets: After an individual’s initial admission assessment, dietary needs such as diabetes care or gluten intolerance are incorporated into their continuous care plan.
- Seasonal Specials: We celebrate special occasions with unique menus. From afternoon tea for Mother’s Day to Easter-themed desserts, there’s always something to look forward to.
Can You Take Food into Care Homes?
Absolutely. At Stanfield Nursing Home, we understand the comfort that familiar tastes can bring.
While we take pride in the meals we serve, we welcome families to bring in special dishes for their loved ones. However, please ensure they align with their specific dietary requirements and guidelines.
How Do We Plan a Nursing Home Menu?
Planning our elderly care home menus involves a delicate balance of nutrition, preferences, and creativity.
- Gathering Input: We keenly observe the feedback and preferences of the people we care for.
- Consulting Nutritionists: To ensure every dish is wholesome and meets individual nutritional requirements.
- Incorporating Seasonal Produce: Freshness is key. Our care home food evolves with the seasons to include the freshest ingredients.
- Celebrating Traditions: From holiday specials to local favourites, our menus reflect the spirit of celebration.
For those who require extra attention, we also offer intensive nutritional support plans.
We understand choosing a nursing home involves more than just facilities; it’s about the personal touches that make an environment feel like home. At Stanfield Nursing Home, we serve love on every plate.