apetito, the UK’s leading creator and supplier of meals for the health and social care sector, has been appointed as the catering provider for MPS Care Group.
MPS Care Group provides comfortable, safe and homely environments to its residents, with highly trained staff on hand to ensure each resident is provided with the highest level of care required. Based in Derbyshire, they operate 13 care homes across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Offering a modern approach to care, MPS staff respect the need for independence, and with encouragement and support encourage residents to maintain as much of this as possible.
MPS Care Group’s decision to partner with apetito is part of a programme of improvement across all the homes. The quality and consistency of the meals across the group had previously varied greatly and apetito represented an opportunity to ensure all residents in all homes were being served great food every day. The added benefit of knowing the nutritional content in every meal combined with IDDSI compliant texture-modified foods ensure each resident can dine well every day.
The partnership came to life on 9th April in Alston View, Preston. apetito have successfully launched their dining experience into 6 of the 13 homes, with the remaining homes coming on board over the next few weeks
On the new partnership with MPS Care Group, Andy Lowe, Care Homes Division Manager for apetito said; “We are delighted to announce our partnership with MPS Care Group. The group aligns itself with many of the values we hold here at apetito. MPS Care Group provides a level of service which puts the resident at the centre, an idea at the heart of what we do. This partnership will see us grow our offering even further across the UK, cementing our place as the leader in creating better dining experiences for residents.”
Joel Gray, MPS Care Group’s CEO commented: “Providing the highest quality to our residents' is paramount to our business, the partnership with a market leader such as apetito reaffirms our commitment to enhancing our residents experience within our Homes. The implementation of the food and equipment has been well received across the Homes currently on-boarded, the roll out has been smooth and we are delighted with the progress to date”
apetito, are the UK’s leading creator and supplier of meals for the health and social care sector, making a real difference by allowing people to eat for health whether they are at home, in hospital or in care. apetito has recently won a third Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the UK’s highest business accolade – this time for Sustainable Development. apetito create delicious and nutritious meals which enhance health and well-being; its range of meals cater for everyone, including those who have special dietary requirements including food allergies or need a texture modified diet.
apetito is the parent company of Wiltshire Farm Foods, the UK’s number 1 home meals delivery service and Real Living Wage employer.