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“LET FOOD BE THY MEDICINE AND MEDICINE BE THY FOOD”

– Hippocrates

Aurrum’s nutritious and tasty, quality home-cooked meals provide a comforting and enjoyable environment for our residents.  

All our nutritionally balanced meals are freshly prepared in consultation with our Head Dietician and cooked on-site by our experienced team of chefs, using the finest ingredients. To ensure variety, our menus are changed seasonally and can be tailored to meet the specific dietary needs and preferences of every resident.

We also offer:

  • Hot breakfasts, fresh home-made baked goods for morning and afternoon tea, and night time and 24 hour snacks
  • Silver service fine-dining table service in our private dining rooms

Aurrum Food Culture Articles

Soft & Bite-sized Diets

Soft & Bite-sized Diets

WHAT IS A SOFT & BITE-SIZED DIET? Residents on a soft bite-sized diet will receive menu items that are moist and naturally soft, or that require minimal cutting. When a fork is pressed down on the food with enough force to turn the thumbnail noticeably white, the fork...

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High Energy High Protein Diet

High Energy High Protein Diet

WHAT IS A HIGH PROTEIN AND/OR HIGH ENERFY DIET? ENERGY: Adequate energy (or kilojoules) is needed to maintain weight. More energy is required to assist with weight gain or healing. Foods high in energy available at Aurrum include: Full cream dairy products eg. cheese,...

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Aurrum Education Event -“Food Matters in Aged Care”

Aurrum Education Event -“Food Matters in Aged Care”

Earlier this month Melissa Ruffa, Aurrum Dietitian, met with residents and their family members at each of the Aurrum facilities in Victoria for education evenings focused around Aurrum’s Food Culture. At the event series, “Food Matters in Aged Care”, Melissa...

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