Food Safety Considerations in the Long-Term Care Setting
Program Date and Time: April 6, 2021 10AM EST-12PM EST
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, Best practices for meeting the challenge of safety in a COVID-19 world will be discussed.
- Understand the principles of safe food handling, from delivery through distribution, and key areas to be aware of in the process;
- Learn from real-life examples of frequently cited deficient practices in the kitchen and where to focus for improvement; and
- Recognize key challenges to operating a kitchen and conducting meal service during and post-COVID-19
This presentation is open to NYSHFA members as well as non-members. For general information and details, including sign-up information, please view the webinar brochure.