3Hr Nutrition and food service & Safe Food Handling
Food service & Safe Food Handling
Caregivers and staff are entrusted with the health and safety of those they serve. It is
absolutely essential that all individuals are equipped with a thorough understanding of
how to keep food safe.It is essential that all individuals who handle food have a thorough understanding of how
to keep food safe.
In this 1st Segment, we will be discussing 3Hr Nutrition and food service & Safe Food Handling :
Your General Responsibilities and the 4 week cycle Menu
1) When Nutrition and food service is provided by the facility, the administrator or person designated by the administrator shall:
Be responsible for total food services and the day to day supervision of the food service staff. This information must be in kept in writing in your Facility
2) The Administrator or designee must PERFORM his or her duties in a safe and sanitary manner.
3) PROVIDE regular meals which meet the nutritional needs of residents and therapeutic diets .
4) These individuals must obtain a minimum of 2 hours continuing education annually in topics pertinent to Nutrition and Food service in Assisted Living Facilities, Group Homes and Adult Day Care Centers in the State of Florida.
Menus are to include a 4 week cycle Menu which include 3 meals, including snacks as necessary and portion sizes shall be indicated on the Menus.
Meals shall be evenly distributed throughout the day with not more than six hrs between meals and No more than 14 hrs shall elapse between the end of an evening meal containing protein food and the beginning of a morning meal.
They shall be reviewed and signed annually by a RD with an effective and expiration date.
There should be an Alternate Menu for Substitutions.
And any other Therapeutic Menus as ordered by the Physician.
Menus should be posted or easily available to residents and Family to view. and Menus should be easy to read and in clear understandable language for the residents and the employees in charge of cooking, serving and handling food.
- Lectures 5
- Quizzes 2
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 5
- Assessments Yes