Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1419 - Resident nutrition

Rule 19.

(1) A licensee shall provide a minimum of 3 regular nutritious meals daily. Not more than 14 hours shall elapse between the evening and morning meal.
(2) A licensee shall assure proper food preparation, serving, sanitation, and safety.
(3) Meals shall meet the nutritional allowances recommended under the "Suggested Daily Eating Guide" section, which is adapted from the "United States Department of Agriculture's Daily Food Guide (1979)," and based upon the "Recommended Dietary Allowances (1980)," and contained in the publication entitled "Basic Nutrition Facts," pages 28 and 29, Michigan department of public health publication no. H-808, 1980. This publication may be obtained without charge from Nutrition Services, Bureau of Personal Health Services, Michigan Department of Public Health, P.O. Box 30035, Lansing, Michigan 48909.
(4) Special diets shall be prescribed only by a physician. A resident who has a special diet prescribed by a physician shall be provided such a diet.
(5) The department may require menus to be written when there is substantial noncompliance with this rule. If menus are required, they shall be kept until substantial compliance with subrules (1) to (4) of this rule has been determined by the department.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1419
1984 AACS

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