Dietary Services


Each day the dietary department provides the resident with three well-balanced nutritious and appetizing meals, morning fluids and afternoon and evening nourishments. Consideration is given to the individual resident’s therapeutic needs and personal desires wherever possible. Resident meals and snacks are served in the dining rooms on the units.

Resident Meal Times are generally as follows:


  Pinecrest Princess Court Northwood
Breakfast 8:30 am 8:15 am 8:30 am
Beverage 10:00 am 10:30 am 10:00 am
Lunch 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm
Afternoon snack 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 3:00 pm
Supper 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm
Evening snack 7:00 pm 7:15 pm 7:30 pm

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Guest Meals

Family members and friends are welcome to join the resident for a meal. The dietary department requires reasonable advance notice in order to accommodate these requests. Please consult the administrative office for particulars at each home. Pinecrest and Princess Court provide a refrigerator on each Unit for residents to store personal food and drink items. All items in this fridge must be labeled with the resident name and the date in which the item was purchased, to determine expiry.


Gifts of Food for the Resident

It is the homes responsibility to make sure the food provided to residents is safe. Therefore family members, caregivers and friends are requested to advise the dietary staff to ensure dietary safety measures of the resident have been assessed when bringing food into the home.