22 Va. Admin. Code § 40-73-590 - Number of meals and availability of snacks

A. At least three well-balanced meals, served at regular intervals, shall be provided daily to each resident, unless contraindicated as documented by the attending physician in the resident's record or as provided for in 22VAC40-73-580 G.
B. Snacks shall be made available at all times for all residents or in accordance with their physician's or other prescriber's orders.
1. Appropriate adjustments in the provision of snacks to a resident shall be made when orders from the resident's physician or other prescriber in the resident's record limits the receipt or type of snacks.
2. Vending machines shall not be used as the only source for snacks.


22 Va. Admin. Code § 40-73-590
Derived From Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 6, eff. February 1, 2018.

Statutory Authority: §§ 63.2-217, 63.2-1732, 63.2-1802, 63.2-1805, and 63.2-1808 of the Code of Virginia.

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