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Julie Morgan AM visits Aberavon care centre

Julie Morgan AM visits Aberavon care centre

24th July, 2019

Swn-y-Mor care centre in Aberavon have been part of a group shaping new draft Best Practice guidance documents to support care home residents’ nutrition. This includes, food standards, guidelines and menu planning, eating and drinking well with dementia, texture modified diets and assessing and monitoring  residents dietary needs.

The manager of Swn-y-Mor care centre, Sharon Williams, was pleased to welcome the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services Julie Morgan to visit their centre recently to discuss the draft documents and meet residents. Welsh Government are now looking for feedback on this draft guidance from the care home community in Wales, please access the link below to contribute to the consultation which will now be open for the next 12 weeks.

https://gov.wales/food-and-nutrition-older-people-care-homes?_ga=2.108554752.300830931.1563976563-1655241149.1563976563

https://llyw.cymru/bwyd-maeth-yng-nghartrefi-gofal-pobl-hyn

Swn-y-Mor care centre was the first home in Wales to join the ENRICH Cymru network in 2018 and has been part of a number of studies since joining. The network is now working with 21 homes across Wales and is set to expand in the coming year. For more information about joining the network please visit: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/enrich-cymru/ or contact the national coordinator stephanie.green@swansea.ac.uk

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