Hospitals and nursing homes gain more with these benefits by creating meals best suited to the particular condition of the patients. With a dedicated, central organization that decides assigned meal plans for different branches, the risk of inaccuracies is eliminated.
Food and patient safety
There are specifics that need to be strictly followed when providing food services for patients and individuals with special needs. In such, it is a task that needs an extensive amount of time and effort to provide for hospitals, nursing homes and other similar institutions that provide care for clients with different needs.
A study conducted in Brazil states that hospital nutrition present inadequacies saying that 45.5% of patients lose their weight in the first three days of their stay. Researchers attribute this to patient acceptance to food, resulting to lessened nutritional and energy intake.
Health care institutions have methods that categorize meal plans for specific patients. Conditions like diabetes, kidney disease and many others need secured meal plans to ensure patient safety and avoid any untoward incidences that will cost more for the health institution.
Food safety is now needed more than ever, the integration of a standardized system for patients should be one of the priorities hospitals and nursing homes should have. That is why Enggist and Grandjean Software has for more than 2 decades developed a means of having a methodical approach to patient food safety.
CALCMENU Web Care – Software for Kitchen and Recipe Management
Food preparation for specific patient conditions is tedious, to say the least, chefs and nutritionists need to consider the number of ingredients that can prove fatal if not measured correctly. CALCMENU Web Care ensures patient safety by standardizing recipes and meal content for different medical conditions.
Hospitals and nursing homes gain more with these benefits by creating meals best suited to the particular condition of the patients. With a dedicated, central organization that decides assigned meal plans for different branches, the risk of inaccuracies is eliminated. Reduce sugar intake to a diabetic patient by creating a weekly menu plan specific to the disease type.
Though food preparation in this scale tend to be exhausting, CALCMENU Web Care helps cut costs in time and money by eliminating the need for excess staff for the preparation process. It makes work simpler by creating Menu Plans dedicated to individual patients with careful consideration to nutrient content and amount per serving.CALCMENU Web Care removes the hassle of inconsistent and inaccurate ingredient measurements by linking the software to various nutrient references like the USDA, BLS and SwissFoods to name a few, nutritionists could categorize food items appropriate for specific patient needs.
Healthcare providers will find CALCMENU Web Care’s food label capacities a wonder. These labels present numerous nutritional and allergen content for different food items in no time, print with readily available information from various international nutrition databases.
The advantages don’t stop there. CALCMENU Web Care is an online application that needs no long hours of installation, connect to the internet and enjoy the benefits with real-time results. It helps retain control and access in the kitchen wherever, whenever.
Secure patient safety and well-being with CALCMENU Web Care, be prepared, be knowledgeable and most importantly be at ease.