Download Guidelines for bringing occasional food or drinks in for patients

Survey
yes no Was this document useful for you?
   Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Document related concepts
no text concepts found
Transcript
Not all food and drinks are suitable
for hospital patients
:HMLP[LTZ
!
"
!
#
$
%!%%
&!
'!!!
(!%
!
%!)!
!!
!!!
!%
5
!!5
!%!%
7!!!!!
!
!!
!!!!
%
3!!!%
;<
*%
!,%!
!
!
!!
!!
%
Guidelines for
food or drinks in
for patients
-LLKIHJR
&!!
!!
!!
%*
!%!%
+
!
!!!
+!%
+
(!%!%
(!
!
!
*!
%!
!*,
-%!!%!
!
,
!$
(!
!
!
%
!%
!
!
!
%%.,!%!
!!!!
%
!
%
/!
+!%
%
!
%!
5
%,
%
3,
7!,
/
!
!
&!!
!
8
7!!!39!8
!!!,
0
123!
%%!%,!!%
%,
0
123!
!%,!!!
!!!
%,4
'7!38
!,
7!5(
8
%8::!:
NHEG
<UZHMLP[LTZ
Food and drinks brought in
for patients
A nutritious menu is provided by the hospital to
meet your dietary needs and food safety standards.
Bringing in food or drink is not encouraged and the
hospital cannot accept responsibility for storing,
heating or serving these items.
If food is brought in it is important to:
3%
!
5!%%!!
and transported to the facility to ensure it is free
!0
1
Health Australia facilities instructions on ensuring
food and drinks are kept safe.
Food poisoning
Food poisoning can be a very serious illness for
patients, particularly the elderly, patients recovering
!!
!
function. It is caused by eating food that contains
harmful levels of bacteria or toxins. Bacteria can
%!,@C(!DEC(
Limit time food is in the danger zone by refrigerating
%5
the danger zone for more than 4 hours they must
be discarded.
Food preparation
3K'3M!
%!$
preparing food or drinks.
%!
!
!!
%%!!,
'!
O%
,
%!
chopping boards clean
%
(!
5!%%!%
P!
you bring them in
O%
3K'3M!!!
before handling or eating any food, even a snack
1
other patients
1!%1!
+!!
O%
!
!
5%
! ¢* or less.
/%
ice bricks
1%
!
!!
How to ensure food
and drinks are kept safe...
Clean, Cook, Cover
and Chill’
!!!
fridge or fridge in your room.
5
!!!
!!
!!
O%!
!,!
!
!!!
keep hot. If this occurs, keep items steaming hot
(greater than ¢*#!%
or insulated container. Alternatively items can
be cooled quickly after cooking in the home by
placing them straight in the fridge or freezer.
+!"
,!#
1"
reaches a minimum of ¢*#
teria. If you are reheating ensure that the food is
heated evenly.
'
!%
juices run clear.
P!!
!
OV\YZ
P0P+!
,,!