Course description

Courteous, timely and efficient service is essential to client satisfaction whether it is in a long-term care facility or retirement home. You will learn about the critical elements of good customer service , basic table setting, beverage service and the importance of being aware of your client's special dietary needs. Through role playing students will learn to appreciate the importance of a relaxed dining atmosphere that fosters interactive conversation and dining with dignity. The course will cover critical aspects of the relevant legislature for dining in a long term care facility or retirement home. Students will have the opportunity to write the Smart Serve certification exam as part of the course.

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery