Long-term care dining needs to step up its game.

November 17, 2014

After witnessing a "horrifying" meal served to a long-term care resident, Gary Tetz, a blogger on the McKnight's website, urged long-term care providers to step up their game when it came to food service. 

"The contents of this feast were quite literally indescribable. . . . I was able to quickly identify the stale roll and hyper-overcooked peas, but I honestly couldn't tell what the entree was. I just know it was black and lumpy and scary — probably some sort of pureed mammal," Tetz wrote.

Who would intentionally serve a meal like that, the blog asked. Would they eat it? Feed it to their family? 

"If the answer is no, then fix it or get out of this profession. People love to eat more than just about anything else. Give them something decent." 

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