N.J. Admin. Code § 10:47-8.2 - Nutritional services

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Each individual shall receive a well balanced diet, including modified and specially prescribed diets.
(b) Unless otherwise specified by the individual's medical needs, the diet shall be prepared in accordance with the latest edition of the recommended dietary allowances of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. Diets shall be adjusted for age, sex, disability and activity when necessary.
(c) The facility shall offer substitute food and beverages to all individuals who refuse the food served at meal times. Such substitutes shall be of equivalent nutritional value.
(d) Foods used for primary reinforcers as part of a behavior management plan shall be in accordance with the individual's nutritional status and needs.
(e) Unless medically contraindicated, snacks shall be provided for individuals who desire them.
1. Snacks shall be listed on the menu.
(f) Individuals shall not be denied meals or snacks except upon a written order of a physician as part of their IHP.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:47-8.2

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