|(a) The residential program shall provide wholesome, well-balanced meals, according to posted weekly approved menus. (b) The program shall provide modified diets to residents who medically require them as determined by a licensed health professional. Special diets shall be prepared in consultation with a licensed dietitian. (c) All food shall be selected, stored, prepared, and served in a safe and healthy manner. (d) The program shall provide at least three meals daily. The program shall provide packaged meals or make other arrangements for clients who are scheduled to be away from the facility during meal time. (e) A licensed dietitian shall approve menus and written guidelines for substitutions in advance; or (1) approve a meal planning manual with sample menus and guidelines for substitutions; (2) approve menus prepared by new staff before they plan meals independently; (3) review a sample of menus served at least annually; and (4) provide staff training as needed.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §448.1102 adopted to be effective September 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 2020; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8842