SOLHEIM LUTHERAN IN L.A.: Long-term homes add hands-on nutrition help

June 2001
FoodService Director;6/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p12
Trade Publication
Looks at the actions taken by Solheim Lutheran Home, a nonprofit long-term nursing facility for seniors in Los Angeles, California, to provide residents with more personalized attention during meal times. Nutrition problems facing senior healthcare dining providers; Meal management at the facility; Reason for the decision of the facility to encourage family members to visit during meal times.


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