Studies show that one in two older aged Australians are malnourished, which can play a detrimental part in their day-to-day lives. To avoid this, seniors are encouraged to eat when they’re hungry and to drink at least 1.5L of water each day.
As simple as this may sound, not every aged care resident can make this decision. In many cases, it is made for them by the timelines of the facility they live in.
“Quality food and dining options...
Justin Dover is the Chief Executive Officer of Vietnam Veterans Keith Payne VC Hostel, a not-for-profit aged care provider on the NSW Central Coast. He has held the role for nearly two decades, helping the organisation to grow and provide high-quality care to its residents. He was named the individual award winner at the Leading Age Services Australia state awards in 2019, and was also a finalist for Excellence.