Food Safety in Residential Aged Care

CPDTime.
28m
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Details
CPD28m of CPD
First Published
Updated30 May 2022
Expires 30 May 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Did you know that older adults are far more susceptible to foodborne illnesses? That’s why particular care should be taken when preparing and serving food in aged care settings. This Ausmed Training Module will help learners recognise food safety risks and apply the fundamentals of safe food handling in residential aged care.

Topics
  • The importance of food safety
  • Food handling fundamentals
  • Preparation of texture-modified and pureed foods
Learning Outcomes
  • Recognise why food safety is essential in aged care.
  • Identify potential food safety hazards.
  • Understand food handling fundamentals.
  • Recognise food safety requirements for preparing texture-modified foods.
Target Audience

All staff that store, prepare, handle and serve food.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD28m of CPD
First Published
Updated30 May 2022
Expires
30 May 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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