certified dietary manager
Sharon is an exceptional professional who has made a significant impact as a Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) at The Bridges at Ankeny. She possesses a deep passion for nourishing lives and ensuring the well-being of residents through proper nutrition and dietary management.
Sharon has dedicated her career to providing the highest quality of care and support to residents in nursing homes for over 30 years. With her extensive knowledge and expertise in dietary planning, she plays a crucial role in enhancing the health and well-being of residents, ensuring that their nutritional needs are met with excellence.
Throughout her career, Sharon has demonstrated exceptional leadership and a commitment to continuous improvement. She has successfully implemented innovative menu planning strategies that cater to the diverse dietary requirements of residents, including those with specific medical conditions or dietary restrictions. Her ability to create balanced and nutritious meal plans has not only improved the overall health of residents but has also contributed to their satisfaction and enjoyment of meals.
In addition to her expertise in dietary planning, Sharon excels in managing and coordinating the dietary department at The Bridges. She effectively collaborates with other healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, and dietitians, to ensure seamless integration of dietary plans with residents' overall care plans. Her exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail have significantly contributed to the efficient operation of the dietary department, ensuring that residents' dietary needs are met in a timely and compassionate manner.
Beyond her professional achievements, Sharon is known for her compassionate and empathetic nature. She understands the importance of building meaningful relationships with residents, providing them with emotional support and reassurance during their stay in the nursing home. Her warm and caring approach fosters an environment of trust and respect, creating a positive dining experience for residents.
We are honored to have Sharon be apart of our award winning team!