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Tasty inspiration served at Ferndown Manor

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Ferndown Manor in Dorset is dishing out a dose of healthy inspiration to those looking to find out more about nutrition and hydration in later life. 

On Thursday 12th September, from 2pm-4pm, Care UK’s Ferndown Manor, on Golf Links Road, will welcome James Clear, hotel services manager for Care UK, to lead the free event on the importance of staying hydrated and maintaining a balanced diet for older people.

From hints and tips for preparing nutritious meals for a loved one at home, to understanding the importance of incorporating all the senses at meal times, the full interactive session will include food tasting throughout and a free ‘Eating as we age’ guide for more top tips on nutrition and hydration.

The session will also allow guests to find out more about Care UK’s approach to dining with dignity, which will include information on how to accommodate different diets such as those with difficulty swallowing. 

Janet Lewis, home manager at Ferndown Manor, said: “Here at Ferndown Manor, providing healthy, nutritious and well balanced meals for older people is of paramount importance. We pride ourselves on being able to cater for different dietary requirements and needs, as well as ensuring that residents are still able to enjoy their favourite dishes.

“The aim of this free event is to provide the people of Dorset with support and the opportunity to find out more about the importance of balanced eating in later life.”

To book your free place at this event, please call customer relations manager, Robin Hill, on 01202 069371, or email

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110 Golf Links Road, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8DA

Ferndown Manor

  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Day club

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