2021 Policy & Procedure Manual: For Nutrition and Food Service in Healthcare Facilities

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Newly revised 2021 Edition!

Excellent for post-acute care settings or hospitals. A great time saver, includes step by step guidelines to ensure that regulatory, nutritional, dietary needs are met for optimal health of individuals in your care. Includes policies and procedures for the food and nutrition services department covering regulatory issues, the Food Code, food safety/sanitation, menus, emergency/disaster planning, infection control, food production, nutrition care, clinical documentation, QAPI, and more!

Customizable Bonus Materials on Flash Drive:

  • Policies and procedures
  • Sample job descriptions
  • Sample Competency checklists
  • More than 70 sample forms and resource pages

New Revisions:

All chapters have been revised. Major changes have been made to the Emergency/Disaster chapter, new information has been added on PDPM, Food Code changes/updates have been made as appropriate, as well as updates from changes to the CMS State Operations Manual for Nursing Homes, MDS/RAI, updates for IDDSI, and more. This Best-Selling Manual Covers a Wide Range of Topics. See “Sample Pages” above for the full Table of Contents.

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Becky Dorner, RDN, LD, FAND is widely-known as one of the nation’s leading experts on nutrition, aging, and long-term care. An experienced speaker and extensively published author, Becky is Founder/President of Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc., which offers a broad library of resources and continuing professional education programs. She was also was Founder/President of Nutrition Consulting Services, Inc., whose dedicated team of 35 RDNs and NDTRs served health care facilities from 1983-2020. Becky has published more than 300 health care articles, manuals and CE programs, and presented and/or hosted more than 650 CE programs for national, international and state professional meetings. Her free email magazine keeps 30,000 health care professionals up to date on the latest news in the field. An active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy Foundation, her honors include: Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy), Academy Award of Excellence in Business and Consultation, NE Outstanding Nutrition Entrepreneur, Academy Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year and DHCC Distinguished Member Award.

Contributing Editors: 
Liz Friedrich, MPH, RD, CSG, LDN, FAND is a registered dietitian and President of Friedrich Nutrition Consulting in Salisbury, NC. The company provides a variety of nutrition consulting services with a focus on gerontological nutrition. Liz is Board Certified as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition and is Nutrition Wound Care Certified. She has co-authored numerous journal and magazine articles, and text book chapters and has served as an evidence analyst for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Evidence Analysis Library. Liz is an accomplished speaker and has held numberous national and state positions for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her honors include two North Carolina Dietetic Association awards, the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year and the Member of the Year.

Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, LD, FAND is a registered dietitian nutritionist and a past President of the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP). She is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Advances in Skin and Wound Care, and has published extensively and spoken both nationally and internationally on nutrition and wound care. She ran a nutrition consulting practice for more than 20 years. Honors include Indiana Honored Dietitian, NPIAP’s Kosiak award, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Medallion Award. She is a member of the Food and Nutrition Department’s Hall of Fame at Purdue University.


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