Manual - Long Term Care Diet Manual

Philosophy guiding the development of this manual is the promotion of the best possible nutritional status for individuals residing in a long term care community.

Excellent resource for facilities involved with:
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Sub Acute Care
  • Transitional Care
  • Assisted Living
  • Group Homes
  • Other Long Term Care Facilities

Diets and terminology formulated in this manual are based on standards of practice in the field of dietetics and on current research findings which encourages liberalized diets as the preferred standard of practice.

Excellent resource for long term care staff to plan and serve meals for regular, consistency modified, and therapeutic diets.

Provides resources to educate residents on food choices consistent with their diet goals of care.

      Chapters Include:
      • Diet Order Communication
      • Guidelines for Menu Planning
      • Summary of Diets
      • Consistency Modifications
      • Diabetes/Weight Control
      • Sodium Modifications
      • Fat Modifications
      • Renal
      • Gluten Modification
      • High Risk
      • GI/Fiber Modifications
      • Enteral & Parenteral Nutrition

      Diet Manual Brochure

      (2017 Edition)