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AIC works with our Community Care partners to strengthen their capabilities through training, and the sharing of information and resources. In 2015, we signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding with the Singapore Chefs Association (SCA) to train Community Care cooks, and published the “Eat Well, Age Well, Live Well” Recipe Book. You can find out more about the resources produced over the years below. 

We also organise awareness events to raise the importance of good nutrition and food service in the sector. Find out more about the ILTC Nutrition Movement 2015 here. 

For enquiries, please contact us at nutrition@aic.sg​

Here, you can find a series of resources produced for the Intermediate and Long-Term Care (ILTC) Nutrition Movement over the years. They include recipes, guidelines, information slides, etc. 

Click on the images or links to access them.

'Eat Well. Age Well. Live Well.' - Recipe inserts for Community Care Culinary Movement 2017

'Eat Well. Age Well. Live Well.' - Recipe book for ILTC Nutrition Movement 2016
‘Eat Well, Age Well, Live Well’ Recipe Book for ILTC Nutrition Movement 2015
The cookbook features 50 recipes from elderly clients, Community Care cooks, celebrity chefs and three established restaurants – Red Star Restaurant, Tambuah Mas and Islamic (Indian) Restaurant.
‘Cooking for Health’ – 17 hawker recipes for ILTC Nutrition Movement 2014​​
‘Cooking for Health’ – 16 recipes for ILTC Nutrition Movement 2013
‘Cooking for Health’ – 20 recipes for ILTC Nutrition Movement 2012
Nutrition Posters for Dysphagia Management

Nutrition Posters for Older Adults
Enhancing Nutrition Intake and Reducing Plate Wastage in Nursing Home (2013)In September 2012, three final-year students from Singapore Polytechnic’s (SP) Diploma in Nutrition, Health and Wellness course interning at AIC embarked on a five-week study to determine the nutritional adequacy in meal provision and intake at a local nursing home. They also measured the amount of served food unconsumed by residents. 

They submitted their findings in a poster titled “An Observational Study on Meal Provision, Plate Wastage and Nutrient Intake in a Singapore Private Nursing Home”. It won one of two Best Poster Prizes awarded at the Conference on Healthy Aging in Asia on 4 to 5 March 2013.

Download the poster here.
Foods That Help Elderly People Gain Weight (2012)Read here .
Nutritional Support Strategy for Protein-Energy Malnutrition in the Elderly (2012)Read here.  
Dehydration in the Elderly in Nursing Homes (2012)Read here.
Guidelines to Effective Hydration in Aged Care Facilities (2012)Read here.
ESPEN Guidelines on Enteral Nutrition: Geriatrics (2012)Read here.
Keep fit for life – Meeting the nutritional needs of older persons (2012) Read Part 1 here.

Read Part 2 here.

Strategies to improve nutrition in elderly people (2012)Read here.
3-minute Nutrition Screening Tool (2012) Download here.
Sharings from Visiting Dietician, Ms Karen Abbey Ms Karen Abbey, Dietarian Manager of Resident Support Services, Nambucca Heads Aged Care Facility in New South Wales, Sydney, Australia visited Singapore under the HMDP-ILTC Visiting Expert scheme from 5 to 7 March 2012.

Karen has extensive experience in food service management in aged care facilities. She is responsible for managing Occupational Health and Safety at Nambucca Heads Aged Care Facility, has her own nutrition and catering consultancy and is a dedicated trainer in food services for university level, apprentice and school-based traineeship programmes in Nambucca.

Her qualifications include a Bachelors Science (Hon) in Human Nutrition, Graduate Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics, Masters in Health Science Management and a PhD in menu planning in aged care.

During her visit, Karen visited several nursing homes and conducted talks and workshops for our nursing home partners. Her slides are available for download below.

​For enquiries on the ILTC Nutrition Movement, please contact us at nutrition@aic.sg​