Presentation on theme: "A Major Collaborative Research Initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Dr. Ruth Lowndes RN, BScN, MN, CDE, PhD."— Presentation transcript:
A Major Collaborative Research Initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Dr. Ruth Lowndes RN, BScN, MN, CDE, PhD Post-doctoral Fellow, York University Co-authors: Dr. Pat Armstrong, Principal Investigator Professor, Department of Sociology, York University Dr. Tamara Daly, Co-investigator Associate Professor, York University Conference, Norway October 14, 2014
Food in Long-term Care: How is Dining Socially Organized to Enhance Resident Quality of Life?
On-site Kitchen & Unit Servery
Institutional vs Home-like Dining Institutional Versus Home-Like Setting
Food Quality and Choice
Food as Pleasure: Not Being Rushed
Food as a Social Event
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