Hailsham House – Where Culinary Excellence Meets Care!

We are delighted to share some exciting news from Hailsham House in East Sussex, as we unveil our newly renovated state-of-the-art kitchen, just in time to create a festive feast that promises to be nothing short of extraordinary!


Rui (Home Manager) with Toni and his kitchen team at Hailsham House

At Aurem Care, we understand the significance of a balanced diet, especially as we age. Good nutrition plays a pivotal role in maintaining and improving health, contributing to an enhanced quality of life for our residents. Our commitment to providing exceptional care extends to ensuring that every meal is a delightful and nutritious experience.

Our talented head chef, Toni, is thrilled to embark on a culinary journey in our brand-new kitchen. With cutting-edge facilities, Toni is poised to craft a menu that not only tantalises the taste buds but also caters to the unique nutritional needs of our residents. From heart-warming classics to innovative culinary creations, every dish is a testament to our dedication to providing top-notch care.


Hailsham House Kitchen Renovation

The importance of a well-rounded diet for seniors cannot be overstated. It contributes to overall well-being, boosts energy levels, and supports a healthy immune system.

Here are a few key facts about healthy eating for seniors if you are caring for an older relative at home:

  1. Nutrient-Rich Foods: As we age, our bodies require fewer calories, but the need for essential nutrients remains high. Choose nutrient-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and low-fat dairy to ensure you get the necessary vitamins and minerals.
  2. Hydration Matters: Dehydration is more common in older adults, and it can lead to various health issues. Ensure an adequate intake of fluids, including water, herbal teas, and soups, to stay well-hydrated.
  3. Calcium and Vitamin D: These nutrients are crucial for bone health. Include dairy products, leafy greens, and fortified foods in your diet to support bone density and reduce the risk of fractures.
  4. Fibre for Digestive Health: High-fibre foods, such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, aid in digestion, prevent constipation, and contribute to overall gut health.
  5. Lean Proteins: Opt for lean protein sources like poultry, fish, beans, and nuts. Protein is essential for maintaining muscle mass, which tends to decline with age.
  6. Mindful Eating: Pay attention to hunger and fullness cues. Eating slowly and savouring your meals can help prevent overeating and improve digestion.
  7. Limit Sodium Intake: High sodium levels can contribute to high blood pressure, which is a common concern in older adults. Be mindful of salt intake by choosing fresh foods and cooking with herbs and spices for flavour.
  8. Healthy Fats: Include sources of healthy fats, such as avocados, nuts, and olive oil, in your diet. These fats support heart health and provide a steady source of energy.
  9. Regular Meals: Aim for regular, balanced meals to provide a steady supply of nutrients and energy throughout the day. This can help maintain stable blood sugar levels.
  10. Individualised Nutrition Plans: Consider consulting a registered dietitian to create a personalised nutrition plan that takes into account any specific health conditions or dietary restrictions.

Remember, a well-balanced and nutritious diet is a cornerstone of maintaining good health as we age.

If you or a loved one are exploring care options and wish to experience the culinary delights of Hailsham House, we invite you to get in touch. Book a tour of the home and taste a sample of the fabulous food our residents enjoy daily by using the contact form on our website or giving us a call directly on 01323 442050. At Hailsham House, we blend exceptional care with exquisite cuisine, ensuring that every resident feels at home and well-nourished.

Join us in celebrating the joy of good food and excellent care at Hailsham House!

Our Values

Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Where older adults can forge worthwhile, meaningful relationships with our team and make new friends.

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