Learn about the new
international standards for thickened liquids and texture modified diets that
aim to keep our residents with chewing and swallowing problems safe.
Become familiar with new standardized terminology and labeling standards.
See how the International Standardized Diet Initiative (IDDSI) will impact
senior dining operations when serving and preparing texture modified diets such
as ground diets and puree diets. This on-demand
training will review the steps to implement IDDSI in senior living communities
and lessons learned from those who have implemented already. Discussion will
focus on what IDDSI is for, the appropriate food and drink levels, and methods
Mary Sell is the Menu Services Manager at Martin Brothers Distributing Co., Inc. Mary’s responsibilities include directing the provision of menu services to all healthcare customers and supervising menu production staff. Mary has experience using menu programs to develop recipes and menus, nutrient and cost analyses reports, order guides and other menu reports for customers. Other responsibilities include marketing and training on use of the menu and guest card programs to customers, prospective customers and sales staff, delivering in-service seminars on a variety of dietetic and nutrition topics, and making product recommendations to customers and sales staff.
CEUs: 1 contact hour for Dietary, Nurses, NF Administrators and ALMC
Cost: $25 per person