DINING AT FAIRLIGHT
All our meals are cooked on site. Our chef provides a varied menu and is able to cater for special diets and tastes. The menus are revised on a regular basis, and there's always a choice of meals.
Here's an example of what's on the
menu for a normal Summer Monday...
All choices served with tea or coffee
Sweet & Sour Chicken
Cheese & Onion Tart
Homemade Scones or Cakes
Selection of Sandwiches
Our menu rotates every four weeks, so there's always lots of variety. Download each week's full menu below...
Tea or coffee with biscuits is served mid-morning, and we have homemade cake with our afternoon tea.
Residents of Fairlight can have their meals wherever they prefer, whether it's in their own room or in the dining room. There are 4 dining rooms across both buildings. On most days, a lot of our residents come together in the New Building dining room to eat their lunch with a glass of wine.
Special occassions at Fairlight are always well catered for by our chef and the kitchen staff. The food at parties and celebrations at the home is always complimented by the residents.
Our chef and kitchen cater to any diet that is required; be it diabetic, vegan, coeliac etc. When a resident has been assessed by a Speech and Language Therapist due to potential issues with swallowing, we may be also advised about the most appropriate diet ‘consistency’ for that person.
The medical term for swallowing difficulties is ‘dysphagia’. Dysphagia occurs due to a number of medical and surgical conditions, such as neurological disorders, head and neck conditions, frailty and respiratory disorders.
You may have heard of the saying ‘eating with your eyes’? Pureed foods aren’t always the most attractive looking so our Head Chef has introduced the use of food moulds so that our pureed meals look like what they are but are the appropriate consistency.
Making mealtimes so much more pleasurable for our residents!
Here are a few examples of some of our dishes made with the food moulds.