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20 November 2020

A Happy Lunch

Sometimes the simple things can evoke simple joy.

Recently for a bit fun, Arcare Parkview residents were treated to McDonalds Happy Meals for lunch. Residents were given the choice to enjoy the McDonalds lunch or to enjoy the delicious onsite three-course lunch. For those who chose to treat themselves, they were able to select from McDonalds nuggets, burgers, shakes and fries, followed by an ice cream for dessert. The once-off fun treat brought smiles to the faces of many residents.

“I can’t remember the last time I had McDonalds!” One resident exclaimed, while admiring their burger pack. “I feel like it’s been years!” Another resident agreed.

The conversation sparked many to reminisce about their own fast food experiences, including resident, Bruce, who mentioned how he only used to have McDonalds twice a year as a special treat for himself.

Lifestyle coordinator, Annabel said “We are always looking for different ways to treat the residents and help them experience things that they wouldn’t usually. This is what makes Happy Meals for lunch so special – our residents would never normally think to have this themselves.”

Our onsite catering teams work diligently to provide 5-star, fresh and nutritious meals to all our residents on a daily basis. Individual nutrition and dietary requirements are planned in collaboration with dietitians and health professionals as required. During all meal times, residents are encouraged to meet in our intimate dining rooms, where they are served individually plated meals freshly cooked in-house; however residents are always able to enjoy their meals in their suites as well.

Arcare Aged Care Parkview Happy Meal Day

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