Nourishing Lives

The old adage “you are what you eat” has a particular resonance in the context of aged care. Beyond mere sustenance, it plays a pivotal role in overall health, well-being, and quality of life.
At Leigh Place we recognise that as individuals age, their nutritional needs undergo substantial changes. Factors like decreased appetite, altered taste buds, and medical conditions can impact a resident’s diet, and we therefore take special measures to ensure that the meals prepared by our in-house chefs, are not only nutritious but are also enticing and easily digestible.
Beyond physical health, food holds an emotional and social significance. Sharing meals helps to create a culture of camaraderie, encourages social interactions, and creates a sense of community amongst our residents. Enjoying well-prepared, appetising meals elevates mood and brings joy, enhancing overall quality of life.
By valuing the importance of thoughtful, balanced meals, we can truly enrich our residents’ lives and honour their invaluable contributions to our community.