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[Resource] Planning a Healthy Menu: Toolkit for Enhancing Health Through Nutrition Healthy Eating in the Community

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Alberta Health Services Post


Designed for operators of supportive living sites, personal home living, group homes and lodges in Alberta. The toolkit is a how-to guide to help the site plan, prepare, and provide healthy menus and enhance nutrition care to residents. The toolkit helps:

Who is the toolkit for?

All staff involved in food service, food programs, and nutrition care including site operators, food service staff, nursing staff, dietitians, healthcare professionals, and recreation staff can use this toolkit.


Nutrition Services welcomes any feedback on the Planning a Healthy Menu: A Toolkit for Enhancing Health Through Nutrition. Send feedback to nutritionresources@ahs.ca.

Support Resources

The toolkit also has an appendices that provides information and tools for use in supportive living sites, personal home living, group homes and lodges in Alberta.

  • By

    Alberta Health Services

  • Published

    May 17, 2024

  • Subject Area
    • Age-friendly Communities
    • Food Security and Nutritional Supports
    • General Health and Wellness
    • Information, Referral, & Advocacy
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Organizational Development
    • Home Support
    • Food & Nutritional Support
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Health Authorities
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
  • Category
    • Toolkits
    • Research & Evidence
    • Other Resources/Services
    • Provincial Resources
    • Best Practices


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