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Care home catering is a 3 meals a day, 365 days a year operation that in itself is extremely challenging. Throw in specific diets, lengthy stays and the ability to eat in a range of different areas and care home catering becomes a complex environment both logistically and operationally.

residential care

CQC Compatible

Consistent Standards

Mobile Optimised

Access On Any Device

Personalised Resident Diaries

Individual Preferences

Improved Service Levels

Enhance Resident's Experience


With the Saffron care home catering module the once disjointed meal ordering process becomes streamlined within one system. Creating a detailed resident profile ensures your residents are catered for as an individual, with their preferences, diets and healthcare requirements all recorded in a central system. Storage of specific resident data improves your residents experience, provides them with a sense of familiarity and allows consistency across shift staff.

Menu Ordering
Meal ordering screen

Care Home

Evidence of Care Quality Commission (CQC) ‘Outcome 5’ is a huge advantage to all care caterers. Being able to demonstrate serving the patient with a balanced meal, serving what they have ordered and providing support at meal times if required is completely invaluable and achievable with the Saffron Care Catering module.

Key Benefits

Resident Specific Meal Plans

Cater for specific diet requirements, likes and dislikes and allergies.

Store Patient Details

From name, photo, room number etc right through to birthdays and special occasions.

Cater for Individual Dining Preferences

Such as whether they prefer to eat in their room or dining room.

Table Planning

Residents can choose where and with whom they sit.

Allergy Management

Any unsuitable dishes will be removed from the menu for the affected resident.

Drink & Water Jug Preferences

Manage whether thickeners or juice are required.

Pictorial Ordering

Image based menus assists meal ordering

North Lincolnshire Council

Software Used:

“The support provided by FDH made a significant impact in easing the pressure on catering managers. The opportunity to monitor nutritional performance across the district simultaneously, rather than exhausting resources and staff conducting weekly analysis at each school site, has enabled us to continue improving our catering facilities within budget, and greatly contributes to the…

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