For many, the long-term care facility is the final living situation for the elderly. Providing for comfortable living in the “golden years” should be of the utmost importance to those working in long-term care. Food plays a very important role in the quality of life. This course allows the Certified Dietary Manager to discuss the current trends in providing comfort foods and how to incorporate these foods into the healthcare menu, and to understand the relationship between comfort foods and comfort cares in the elderly population.
Upon completion of this course, the successful learner will be able to:
- Define and discuss the role of comfort foods in healthcare settings
- Define and discuss how to incorporate comfort foods into the menu
- Understand the relationship of food and other comfort care in healthcare settings
This course requires access to YouTube to view mini-lectures.
Course login is valid for 1 year from date of purchase. No online course extensions will be granted. All online courses are non-refundable. CE credit will be given upon successful completion of all required areas of the course including the quiz and evaluation form.
This course is a level II continuing competence.
To view continuing competence level descriptions, visit the ANFP website.