Eating well is an important aspect to people staying healthy and independent. There's a lot of evidence to show that eating well and regularly is a great way to prevent health issues.
Our nourishing meal, delivered to your door with a smile by friendly Meals on Wheels volunteers consists of;
The meal provides what is regarded by nutritional experts as a little over a third (1/3) of daily nutrition and energy requirements. So it's important to remember that other meals and snacks are eaten as well, during the day.
We appreciate that some people like to use the Meals on Wheels meal as a "base" for their daily requirements.
We are able to offer our meals in a variety of formats and most customers are able to choose their main meal from two alternatives available daily from our rotating menu.
View examples of our meals
Every morning, in our fresh cook kitchens, our volunteers cook meals fresh for customers. They are then delivered hot to customers at lunch time.
Our cook chill branches also deliver meals warm to customers after heating up our frozen meals which are professionally prepared in our commercial kitchen.
Some people have special dietary needs for their daily meals. Meals on Wheels provide simple solutions to assist these special requirements, based on dietary or medical needs.
Examples of our special meals include; Texture Modified, Pureed, Low Potassium and Gluten Free meals.
Requests for the exclusion of some foods due to allergies and other issues, may also be accommodated, within reason.
Any request for a special meal should be accompanied by written confirmation from a doctor, dietician, allergist or speech pathologist in the case of texture modified meals.
For gluten free meals, your self referral is acceptable.
We offer the option of fresh cooked meals which are specially frozen and can be delivered to you if that is your preference or just for weekends & holidays.