10A NCAC 28C .0105       MEALS

(a)  Each client in a state facility shall receive a balanced and nutritionally adequate daily diet.

(b)  Dietary services of the state facility shall adequately meet the individual dietary needs of the client and meet the preferences of the client to the extent possible.

(c)  The dietary service and dietary service personnel shall meet local and state codes.

(d)  The state facility dietary service shall serve at least three meals per day on a schedule which approximates a generally accepted morning, noon and evening meal.

(e)  Meals shall be served attractively.

(f)  Appropriate therapeutic feeding techniques shall be used if the client is unable to feed himself or herself.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑51; 131E‑67; 143B‑147;

Eff. October 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1990; July 1, 1989.