Infection Control + Foodservice

Posted on July 22, 2020 by Amy Bollam

Still wondering what is considered infection control for foodservice? Check out these 10 essential policies...

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Posted in COVID, Foodservice, Infection Control, Long Term Care

Sanitizing vs. Disinfecting

Posted on April 08, 2020 by Amy Bollam

Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting - why should foodservice care? Know the difference between each procedure and why it is important in the fight against COVID-19

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Posted in COVID, Dining Service, Long Term Care, Sanitation, Update

Recipe Modifications for IDDSI

Posted on September 05, 2019 by Amy Bollam

Following the IDDSI guidelines means new procedures for recipes. Check out the new changes available in Health Technologies' Dining Manager Menu Program. 

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Posted in Dining Manager, Dining Service, Food, Kitchen, Long Term Care, Menu, Recipe, Regulatory

New! FREE Toolkit for IDDSI

Posted on September 03, 2019 by Amy Bollam

Don't sweat over IDDSI! Start here with our FREE IDDSI Implementation Toolkit. Check it out. 

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Posted in Announcement, Dining Service, Long Term Care, Menu, Recipe, Update

Build Better Morale In Your Team

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Rachel Frichtl

 As a manager, ask yourself “Do my team members like being at work?” and “Do I like being at work?"

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Posted in Culture Change, Kitchen, Long Term Care

When Disaster Strikes...Will You Be Ready?

Posted on April 11, 2018 by Rachel Frichtl

An estimated 215 residents of long term care facilities and hospitals died in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and 14 residents of a long term care facility died last year after Hurricane Irma.

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Posted in CMS, Dining Service, Long Term Care, Menu

Quality Assurance Performance Improvement

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Amy Bollam

Foodservice kitchen inspection

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) define QAPI as “the coordinated application of two mutually-reinforcing aspects of a quality management system: Quality Assurance (QA) and Performance Improvement (PI).” Although this may sound complicated, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement can be found rooted in food service operations.

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Posted in Kitchen, Long Term Care, QAPI, Regulatory