Kind Dining Training Begins as part of Nutrition and Optimal Weight (NOW) Grant Implementation
A Kind Dining training was held April 9-11, 2019 at Little Falls Health Services facilitated by Cindy Heilman, CEO of Higher Standards and Creator of Kind Dining. Kind Dining is a meal service method based on hospitality and “bringing warmth to the table.” This program will provide staff the knowledge and tools necessary to enhance the dining experience for residents by promoting person-centered care and nurturing a healthy sense of community and service. The Kind Dining trainer at each care center will train staff in the concepts, practices, and standards of Kind Dining. St. Francis Health Services is committed to improving the dining experience for our residents to reduce the number of residents experiencing unintended or unexplained weight loss.