Consistent Carbohydrate Diet Policy

              Subject: Diet liberalization and interpretation of “consistent carbohydrate” (CC) diet Number: _________________________________________________________________ Authority: ________________________________________________________________ Original date:...

Fluid Restrictions for Long-term Care

Fluid Restrictions for Long-term Care

Between-Meal Feedings (snacks)

SUBJECT: BETWEEN-MEAL FEEDINGS (SNACKS) POLICY: Between-meal feedings will be available at established intervals, upon request or when prescribed to meet the specialized nutritional needs of the resident/patient.

Delivery, Documentation and Availability of Medical Nutrition Supplements

SUBJECT: DELIVERY, DOCUMENTATION AND AVAILABILITY OF MEDICAL NUTRITION SUPPLEMENTS POLICY: Medical nutrition supplements that have been ordered by the physician are delivered to the nursing unit or on patient/resident meal trays by the Nutrition Services Department. The...

Diet Liberties/Food Not Allowed on Diet

SUBJECT: DIET LIBERTIES AND FOOD NOT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CURRENT DIET ORDER POLICY: A physician’s order is required BEFORE nutritional services staff is permitted to give a resident any food or beverage other than that permitted on the current diet order. DATE EFFECTIVE:...

Enteral Nutrition Policy: Pediatrics

Policy The patient will receive enteral nutrition support to meet or exceed estimated needs. Effective date: __________________ Date revised: __________________ Date reviewed: Annually Approved by: _______________________ Issuing Department: Nutritional Services Approved...

Leftover Food Usage

Leftover Food Usage Date effective: _______________________________________________________________ Date revised:_________________________________________________________________ Date reviewed: _______________________________________________________________ Approved by:...

Soaking Vegetables to Remove Potassium Policy

Subject Soaking high-potassium foods to remove potassium Policy For select residents undergoing dialysis, soak high-potassium vegetables prior to cooking to leach potassium from the vegetables. Evaluate residents undergoing dialysis for elevated potassium levels. In the...

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