|Week 2 - Monday Lunch|
|Written by Patient Services Manager|
On this page we have details of the patient menu for this mealtime along with dietary information.
If for any reason you are unable to accept the dish allocated for a certain mealtime, please choose an alternative from the second list and advise a member of staff in advance of your alternative dish request.
If you have diabetes, you may choose any main course item, but we recommend desserts that have been approved by our Dietetic team. For “Diabetic Yoghurts” please ask for a “Light” Yoghurt”.
If you have been advised to follow a “Healthy Eating Diet”, please ask for the main courses marked in this column. These are lower in fat, and suitable for Diabetes, Weight Control and Healthy Hearts diets.
These courses are suitable for High Protein Diets and usually have more than 300 Kilocalories. We have also used this code for vegetables and potatoes with added fat. Desserts with more than 150 Kilocalories would also be included in this category.
Soft / Moist / Easy Chew Diets
The courses in this category contain soft, moist, bite size pieces or those that can be easily broken down with a fork.
They do not represent dishes that are suitable for patients with swallowing difficulties. All dishes with this indicator can be served with creamed potatoes at all meal times.
A “Timbale” is an egg-based mousse that is high in protein, usually served with a sauce or gravy and requires very little chewing.
Main meal choices include:
Main vegetable choices include:
A “Puree” has a thick, smooth consistency and no chewing is necessary.
The choice of fresh fruit available on the menu is subject to availability but usually:
Sandwiches can be made at lunchtime if requested. All are available in wholemeal or white and we use Flora margarine spread.
Children’s Menu / Items
Some of the items available may be more suitable for younger patients. A member of staff will be able to assist you or provide more information.
Cultural and Religious Meals
We can provide foods that have been prepared in ways that respect your cultural and religious beliefs including:
All Hours’ Provisions
If you have missed a meal for any reason, then the snack pack is available to you 24 hours a day. It is also available if you should want a lighter alternative to the menu.
Snack packs typically include:
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 May 2012 14:08|