76 years ago, in order to fight against the tuberculosis disease, the Benjamin Guimaraes Foundation was created as philanthropic institution of Whale Hospital (Hospital da Baleia) as state reference for health excellence.
Qualified as Hospital for University Teaching by MEC (Education Ministry), WH is a general hospital that offer 30 medical specialties and 95% of treatments are public (SUS, free of charge)We all know that a balanced diet is extremely important for maintaining and recovering health.
The Nutrition and Dietetics Service (SND) of Hospital da Baleia is responsible for producing and distributing all the food provided to patients.
Our main target is to offer an adequate and balanced diet, with special attention to food hygiene and safety, aiming at the maintenance and recovery of health, as well as assist in the development of healthier eating habits.
2,500 meals / day;
18 operational employees;
85% of the service is performed manually;
24 hours of daily operation.
The main goal of the project is to purchase equipment to make it possible the NDS - Nutrition and Dietetics Service.
1)Food processing machine with blades - CL60
2)Industrial Dishwasher Machine Model 9000, accompanied by table and racks
3)Self Cooking Oven
4)Modular refrigerated cold room
5)Heated camera - Pass Through Inox 304
The necessary funds to purchase the equipment is around U$70.000
It is an alliance of great importance, since nutrition is interconnected with the restoration of health.