Dining Assistant Program


The Shaw Home is unique and special for many reasons but mostly because we are completely resident centered.  In 2011, we designed a Dining Assistant Program that is exclusive to our Home and was approved by the state of Massachusetts.  The program is a nine hour informational course followed by a feeding observation and yearly review at our annual in-service.  Once trained, the Dining Assistant Program allows staff in every department to individually assist residents during meal times.  You can find members of Housekeeping, Maintenance, Activities, and the Management Team providing residents with personalized care and feeding during meals.  The expansion of our building has only enhanced the program, with so many more trained employees.  Our Home strives to provide residents with superior care and comfort with advanced practices.