The Care Home Menu Book provides full-colour images and text of popular food and drinks for use in care homes.
Picture menus for care homes have many advantages over the standard methods of taking drink and meal requests from residents.
The combination of a colourful image and text helps people with cognitive loss make an informed choice on their eating habits.
People with memory impairment and cognitive loss can be very easily influenced, when unsure of a decision they may simply take a guess. This can vary from repeating what the person next to them has requested, to naming the first food that comes to their mind.
There is also large amounts of evidence that shows that providing residents with a name and image is the best method, as this stimulates both the visual and language areas of the brain, increasing the chance of accurate memory recall.
Picture menus for dementia also present older patients with multiple clear options and on a one-to-one basis, the decision that is made is more likely to be their own, and one they are happy with.
There are some advantages of using picture menu cards for dementia patients, in comparison to fixed menu boards in care homes:
The Care Home Menu Book only has 4 options per page, this reduces 74 total options to smaller and more manageable sections. These 74 options are also grouped depending on meal time and similarities.
|VAT Relief Eligible||No|
|Alzheimer's Stage||Late, Mid|
|Shipping Method||Delivery Time||Price||Product Availability|
|Standard Tracked||2-3 Days 3-5 Working Days||£3.95 (spend £50+ for FREE)||Thu 26th Oct|
|Express Next Working Day||1 day||£4.99||Tue 24th Oct by 5pm|
|Next Working Day by 1pm||1 day||£9.95||Tue 24th Oct by 1pm|
|Next Working Day by 9am||1 day||£19.99||Tue 24th Oct by 9am|
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