What we do

  • The team of Registered Dietitians at Urbshott Faulds Dietetics Professional Corporation provides comprehensive Clinical Nutrition Services, delivered with compassion and integrity. In accordance with LTC regulations, all clinical work is completed on-site to ensure a thorough assessment.
  • Our team also provides Care Team Support to Homes using policies and procedures that have been based on best practices. Our clinical and food service policies are well known throughout the industry and act as the basis for foodservice department management.
  • Quality Assurance Systems and Administrative and Educational Tools are also an integral part of our service. Both are foundations for monitoring and often implementing changes to ensure that optimal nutrition care is provided for the residents that we serve.

Services:

Clinical Nutrition Services:

  • Nutrition assessment and monitoring
  • Nutrition care planning
  • Resident care conference attendance and/or input
  • Clinical nutrition specialties including, but not limited to:
    • Diabetes and renal impairment using liberalized diets
    • Hydration
    • Dementia care
    • Dysphagia management
    • Nutrition in wound care management
    • Enteral feeding
    • Palliative care

Care Team Support:

  • Inter-disciplinary team meeting attendance
  • Administrative policies and procedures
  • Clinical policies and procedures
  • Algorithms for decision making
  • Menu review and approvals
  • CARF/Accreditation support
  • Forms/tools – personalized for Home specific needs
  • On-site visit by Julie Urbshott or Sarah Faulds for support as needed by the dietitian or Home during family care conferences, Compliance Inspections, Quality Improvement Plan development or for any other Home needs

Quality Assurance Systems:

  • Annual Nutrition and Hydration Program Evaluation
  • Nutrition indicator tracking, monitoring and bench mark comparisons
  • Annual and mid-year Nutrition Indicator reports
  • Comprehensive audit manual

Administrative and Educational Tools:

  • In-services for care team staff compatible for either on-line or in person delivery
  • Information brochures for families and residents on topics such as dysphagia, hydration management, healthy eating, skin and wounds
  • International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative supports – policies, forms, in-services