Supervise food in healthcare


Supervise the food, menus and meals provided in a health care setting to ensure compliance with health safety and hygienic standards.

Alternative labels

ensure compliance with hygienic standards of food and meals
supervise food, meals and menus
supervise nutrition
supervise nutrition in healthcare setting
supervise food and meal

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Supervise food in healthcare is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Dietitian: Dietitians assess specific nutritional requirements of populations or individuals throughout their lives and translate this into advice which will maintain, reduce risk to, or restore people’s health. Using evidence-based approaches, dietitians work to empower individuals, families and groups to provide or select food which is nutritionally adequate, safe, tasty and sustainable. Beyond healthcare, dietitians improve the nutritional environment for all through governments, industry, academia and research.
Prepared meals nutritionist: Prepared meals nutritionists value ingredients, manufacturing processes, and foodstuffs in order to assure nutritional quality and suitability of prepared meals and dishes. They study nutritional value of foodstuffs and dishes and advise on the composition of different meals or dishes for human feed (allergenic items, macro and micronutrients, …)

Optional skill

Supervise food in healthcare is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022