Author Archives: Marsha Graham

Fresh advice for aged care kitchens: The Weekend Australian

“Just a few dollars a day are being spent on feeding some of Australia’s most vulnerable citizens. New research by accountants Stewart-Brown reveals that residential aged-care homes with their own kitchens spend an average of $9.07 a resident a day on food — a figure that covers meals as well as the cost of cutlery, crockery, serviettes and nutritional supplements.” Michelle Rowe, The Weekend Australian “Fresh advice for aged care kitchens”; July 5-6, 2014 Read the […]

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Peter Morgan-Jones takes chef food into nursing homes

“EVERLASTING ice-cream, bacon dust and liquid scones might have sprung from the fertile imaginations of molecular gastronomy wizards Heston Blumenthal or Ferran Adria. But for Sydney chef Peter Morgan-Jones, they are the first salvos in his war on the overcooked diced vegies and murky grey purees that have for too long constituted dinner in many of Australia’s aged-care homes.” Michelle Rowe, The Australian “Peter Morgan-Jones takes chef food into nursing homes”; July 4, 2014 Read the full […]

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Don’t give me eggs that bounce: book launch with Maggie Beer

“Don’t give me eggs that bounce: 118 cracking recipes for people with Alzheimer’s” is a breakthrough cookbook that was launched by Maggie Beer in Sydney on June 26. Here, HammondCare Director of Public Affairs Leigh Hatcher talks to Maggie Beer about the history of the book, and her support of great food in aged care.” Published by HammondCare Media (formerly HammondPress), this beautiful new cookbook celebrates the dignity of older people, people with dementia and […]

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Spotlight on Nutrition: LASA Fusion Magazine

“With research revealing one in two aged care residents are undernourished, Bond University on the Gold Coast has announced its involvement in a study, known as The Lantern Project, which aims to improve the nutrition and health of older Australians. The Lantern Project is a three year research program that will be undertaken by dietician and columnist Cherie Hugo, who has just begun her PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics at Bond University’s Faculty of Health […]

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Aged Care food under review: 612 ABC Brisbane

“Imagine you had $7 a day to feed yourself. That $7 included all food and drink. Main meals, snacks…what would you eat and how healthy would it be?” Halina Baczkowski, 612 ABC Brisbane “Aged care food under review”; May 5, 2014 Read the full article online at the 612 ABC Brisbane website here [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147985656″ params=”color=00cc11&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

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Judith Hutchinson

I’m involved in the Lantern Project to advocate for my family and also other Nursing Home residents who are malnourished and unable to feed themselves, to explore how they can be served and fed nutritious meals so that they so not go to bed underfed and hungry…

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Marsha Graham

I have my own boutique communications freelance business on the Gold Coast.  I have many years of varied experience in communications, marketing, IT and business development across a range of industries including radio, television, education, security, facilities management and now primary health care.  I am passionate about using digital technologies in conjunction with traditional communications techniques to support engagement and collaboration; for community empowerment and to improve customer, client and stakeholder relationships. Why am I […]

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Dr Chris Del Mar

Chris Del Mar has contributed significantly to health sciences and clinical research. He is one of the Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Collaboration (the Acute Respiratory Infections Group) – an international, independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of healthcare readily available worldwide. He is a member of the BMJ’s international editorial advisory committee, and several other prestigious editorial boards…

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