Mealtime Support

 

Our volunteers perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Clearing down tables prior to mealtime
  • Delivering meals to patients and ensuring they have the correct cutlery
  • Sitting with patients during mealtimes to offer encouragement and make conversation
  • Cutting food for patients who may need assistance
  • Carry out mealtime support when necessary (only after appropriate training)
  • Topping up drinks
  • Assisting with social dining where applicable
  • Assisting with clearing tables after mealtimes
  • Recording the amount of food taken on food charts
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