Food Safety Considerations in the Long-Term Care Setting
Presenter: Kelly Hellberg, MS, RD, CDN, Consultant, CMS Compliance Group, Inc.
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Program Overview: Ensuring food safety to avoid negative outcomes in long-term care settings is a daily challenge for Food Service Directors. Whether it is ensuring proper handling, good infection control practices, or maintaining a competent, well-trained staff, the complexities of meeting regulatory requirements can be overwhelming. The presenter will provide insight into key areas and systems that should be monitored to keep residents safe, including delivery, proper storage, handling, cooking and distribution.
- Understand the principles of safe food handling, from delivery through distribution, and key areas to be aware of in the process.
- Recognize frequently cited deficient practices in the Food and Nutrition Department and what to focus on for improvement.
- Learn the importance of temperature monitoring for both hot and cold foods.
Administrators, Executive Directors, Nursing Staff, Dieticians and other Interdisciplinary Team Members.
2.0 CEUs for LNHAs and ALAs
2.0 Dietary CEs