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Compass Group signs five-year care home catering deal

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s catering business, White Oaks, has signed a five-year deal with RMBI Care Co. to deliver residents an enhanced dining experience across 12 of its UK care homes.

The service delivery will include nutritionally analysed, balanced menus with seasonal produce. There will be improved supper choices with more variety, pictorial menus, home comforts and finger food available 24 hours a day. The enhanced service also benefits from new crockery, cutlery, glassware and table linen.

Karen Salley, Care Operations Director at RMBI Care Co. said: “Mealtimes are a really important part of the day in our care homes. It gives people the opportunity to socialise with friends and enjoy tasty, nutritional dishes. We want to enhance this experience as much as possible for our residents to ensure that they feel comfortable, relaxed and have a good variety of food options to choose from.” 

Russell Blake, Business Director of Healthcare at Compass Group UK & Ireland added: “We design our menus with chefs and our expert nutritionists to specifically cater for people living in care homes and meet their needs. We’re looking forward to working with the residents of RMBI Care Co. to ensure meal times are something that they look forward to, with fresh and great tasting meals.”

Catering staff will undergo training from both RMBI Care Co.’s Learning and Development team to ensure they are meeting the charity’s customer service standards and White Oaks, to provide an understanding of texture modified diets to support residents’ individual needs.

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