News and updates

New Caulfield kitchen set to improve quality of life

19 May 2017 HammondCare Caulfield’s new kitchen will have a positive impact on the quality of life for the residents according to the Operations Manager, Kylie Thomas.

“At HammondCare, our mission is to improve quality of life for those in need. The installation of this new kitchen and accompanying facilities, helps us do that,” said Ms Thomas.

Giving people a hand with beautiful food

June 24, 2016 A new cookbook that overcomes some of the major challenges in providing beautiful food for people with eating disabilities was launched by Maggie Beer in Sydney in June.

Dementia food breakthrough demonstrated at Tasting Australia

May 3, 2016 HammondCare’s aged care executive chef and author Peter Morgan-Jones will demonstrate breakthrough food ideas for people with dementia as part of Tasting Australia’s Creating an Appetite for Life Adelaide town square event hosted by the Maggie Beer Foundation tomorrow (May 4).

Food choice improvements, but challenges still exist: chef

December 17, 2015 Freedom of aged care residents to enjoy food of their liking and choice had seen some improvement in recent years, but there were still challenges to overcome, according to HammondCare's Executive Chef and Aged Care Food Ambassador, Peter Morgan-Jones.

New $1.1 million kitchen brings community together

October 8, 2015 Braeside Hospital’s new $1.1 million fresh food kitchen was officially opened by Fairfield Mayor Frank Carbone today (October 8), beginning the next phase in a remarkable south-west Sydney story of community cooperation and a commitment to better food for vulnerable patients.

Food focus at Dignity in Care

September 17, 2015 Food will be the focus for Dignity in Care Australia, at its first national conference to be held in Adelaide next month - with Peter Morgan-Jones a key speaker.

Aged care food revolution continues

August 15, 2014 The next step in a revolution in Australian aged care food culture takes place when the inaugural Dining by Design workshop is held in September at Victorian University in Melbourne.