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Food, Dining and Nutrition

Food and dining are important in aged care homes, as they affect your health and quality of life.

As a person living in residential aged care, you should know what you can expect from your food and dining experience.

The Commission’s new Food, Dining and Nutrition resources aims to help you enjoy food and dining in aged care.


There are 4 groups of resources for you and your family/carer to read.

Your provider and the staff in your home will have access to similar information.

The resources cover four topics: 

  • Dining
  • Choice
  • Swallowing
  • Oral Health

These will help you to know how to make changes to your food and dining experience and resolve any issues.

Dining resources

Choice resources

Swallowing resources

Oral health resources

We welcome your feedback on the resources through This feedback will inform further supports provided throughout 2023.


This video outlines what you can expect from your food and dining experience in aged care.

Wednesday, 24 May 2023 - 4:29pm

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