Food Supply and Benefits

Solutions for Care clients have access to an array of innovative kitchen interventions, saving schemes and benefits that will enable your home to provide the very best quality of food to your residents.

These include:

  • FREE cost review of all food expenditure – Solutions for Care provide sustainable reduced costs without compromising on quality of produce or service
  • Kitchen manual – The perfect kitchen resource to help you achieve an outstanding catering service, which includes:

The IDDSI framework, explained, broken down, simplified and        includes “top tips” to execute perfect textured modified foods

Information and ideas for nourishing drinks, hydration and snack  box items

Creative meal and snack solutions – Dementia residents commonly lose weight – We provide ideas that can help those who suffer most

How to enhance and enrich the flavour of food – Taste buds deteriorate with age, therefore, we provide an innovative approach to flavour to provide residents with the tastiest plate of food that will make the meal times more palatable

Grazing menu templates and sample recipes – Break away from a traditional rigid menu, still comply with CQC guidelines and adapt to suit residents, staffing capability and service timings

Four week sample menu and twelve sample recipes – Start straight away with a new menu cycle – Chefs get bored cooking the same food so imagine how residents must feel.

Menu analysis checklist in line with The British Dietetic Association Guidelines – Compliance, better standards….one less worry

Information on hydration with exclusive special offers – Tasty, sugar and allergen free and encourages increased fluid intake which has, on occasions, seen UTI’s reduced by up to 15%.

Allergen support – Still critical, still required, still not always being documented correctly.  Let us help.

  • A substantial bank of nutritionally detailed recipes
  • Tailored kitchen visits and training


What our clients say...

“Just wanted to once again say thank you for taking the time to come and visit Seashell Trust and to deliver two superb workshops for our care staff. Solutions for care have been vital to enable us to change our way of thinking and move forward with fresh cooking skills & ideas, your commitment to helping our residents has been amazing.”

Claire Boyle, Head of Finance – Seashell Trust

“After working with the team for the past 10 years, I did not hesitate to take Solutions for Care with me in my new challenge as Care Manager at Abbeywood Lodge. It is essential that we receive the best price at all times and I am safe in the knowledge that Solutions for Care will continue the excellent work they do in keeping my prices as low as possible.

Having the Solutions for Care team on our side allows me the luxury of knowing that products are being monitored and that they are continually looking at ways to reduce my costs.”

Neil Rearden – Care Manager

“Solutions for Care have helped me by hosting a training day for all my chefs and managers within our group, a total of 12 care homes. I would recommend Solutions for Care to anyone who wants to witness the results that I have in confident chefs, understanding managers but most importantly – happy residents.”

Wendy Conn – Crown Care Group

“I have to say, that is quite simply the most honest, useful and intelligent responses of real integrity that I’ve received from an energy broker EVER! You have gone way up in my estimation”

Dave Partington, Carehome owner

“We have found the transition from our current supplier to Solutions for Care seamless. They have made every effort to make sure prices, deliveries and quality of products are workable for us at all levels. The level of customer care has been nothing but exceptional. We are very much looking forward to building a strong working relationship with Solutions for Care, if only all our suppliers would be this great at looking after their customers!”

Claire Quinn – Grange Healthcare

“"I’ve been blown away with the support from Solutions for Care. All your partners have been so helpful and have even looked at cost savings to us without prompts. Quite amazing really. So huge thanks for all that you have done and continue to do for us at Sandstone. Many headaches solved." 

Steven Hamblett – Area Manager