Coppice Lea care home embraces Nutrition & Hydration Week

Coppice Lea held a week of teas, talks and tastings, to highlight good nutrition and hydration.

The series of events is in celebration of Nutrition & Hydration Week (14-20 March 2016) – a global movement which aims to reinforce nutrition and hydration as an important part of quality care.

The Caring Homes care home, which provides residential nursing and dementia care for up to 50 residents, included staff, residents and their relatives in the activities.

Highlights of the week included Taste It Tuesday where finger food (ideal for people living with dementia) was provided to whet appetites, and a St Patrick’s Day tea party.

The home also partnered with local not for profit enterprise First Community Health and Care*  inviting Dietician Helen Pip to speak at an information session on the importance of nutrition and hydration with Coppice Lea’s Nurse Advisor Caroline Burns.

Meera Govindapillai, Home Manager at Coppice Lea, said: “This was a fun way to convey a serious message. As appetites reduce with age, it’s important to tempt our residents with tasty food and make sure they drink plenty of liquid. Everyone enjoyed taking part, especially in the tastings!”

Coppice Lea

Home Manager

Neema Clinton

Address

Bletchingley Road,
Merstham,
Surrey,
RH1 3QN

Contact
0808 223 5419
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