ERIC Number: ED352504
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Instructor Guides for Training Food Service Supervisors in Long Term Care Facilities.
Eastern Iowa Community Coll. District, Davenport.
This final report describes a project to develop postsecondary teacher resource guides for supervisor courses in food service management, preparation and service of modified diets, and meal service in long-term care facilities in Iowa. Introductory material includes the following: project objective, a description of how the objective was met, the audience served, a list of reviewers who reviewed early copies of the guides, a statement of perceived benefits of the guides, and a recommendation that resource guides be developed for other courses in food service. The guide on meal services contains instructional units on food habits, gracious meal service, meal service adaptations, attractive tray presentation, food textures, tools of service, nourishment service, work simplification, and communication. The guide on food service management contains the following instructional units: organization; policies, procedures, and rules; job analysis, job description, and job specification; recruiting and selecting employees; performance evaluation; work simplification; safety programs; quality control; cost control; communication; leadership; motivation; delegation; decision making; conflict management; discipline, grievances, and labor unions; time management; and stress management. The guide on preparation and service of modified diets includes instructional units on the following: normal nutrition and routine diets, modifications in consistency, diabetic and calorie-controlled diets, low fat and low cholesterol diets, and care plans. In addition to objectives, suggested learning activities, and recommended audiovisual materials, the guides contain end-of-course objective tests. (CML)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Dietetics, Food Service, Frail Elderly, Job Analysis, Long Term Care, Models, Nursing Homes, Nutrition, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Quality Control, State Curriculum Guides, Stress Management, Supervisory Training, Time Management, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Career and Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Eastern Iowa Community Coll. District, Davenport.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa