Should Your Home Be Liberalizing Your Menu?

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

No cost to participate!

Malnutrition can have a significant impact on the overall health and well-being of older adults. In Long-term Care specifically the prevention of malnutrition and resident quality of life must be balanced against a residents’ adherence to therapeutic diets for specific conditions such as diabetes and renal disease. This session will look at the current guidelines, research and common practice within senior living settings in Canada and discuss whether homes should be considering diet liberalization on their menus.  

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn about the benefits of liberalized diets 
  • Investigate the operational challenges with implementing liberalized diets 
  • Discover some education resources for your residents, families and staff 

Explore this session's speaker below!

Bob Moulson, Director of Professional Services & Corporate RD, Complete Purchasing Services
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Bob Moulson is the Director of Professional Services & Corporate RD at Complete Purchasing Services. He has a Nutrition and Food degree from Ryerson University and a Master of Science in Food and Nutrition from Western University. Prior to working at Complete Purchasing Services, he has worked in food distribution as a Dietitian Manager, as a clinical RD in long-term care and as a diet technician in acute care foodservice. He is currently a member of the Dietitians of Canada Gerontology Network Executive Committee and the Canadian IDDSI Reference Group. He has extensive experience building menus and supporting healthcare foodservice operations for senior living homes across the country.