NPA is taking active steps to ensure the health and safety of both its customers and staff during this difficult time. We continue to deliver quality services to our customers to maintain their health and wellbeing. We are actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, preparing and implementing precautionary actions, and closely following the advice and recommendations of the Commonwealth Department of Health.Additionally, we are:
It is always important for older people to eat well, but especially so now to ensure that they have good nutrition and an optimal immune system.NPA dietitians will continue to offer nutrition and dietetic services and individual consultations to care homes according to the organisation's specific procedures.
Where required we are able to offer a remote service using a variety of methods:
NPA continue to offer an audit of menu and nutrition care according to the new quality standards. This may be conducted in person, or can also be offered as a remote service. NPA will ask you to fill in a questionnaire, measure weights of foods and take photos of meals. The dietitian will conduct a phone interview with key staff and will provide a comprehensive report with recommendations against the new standards.Online Training and Education:
It is recognised that traditional training methods are no longer possible. NPA can offer: