The Diet Manual
The Diet Manual is here!
This Diet manual was developed by Jacqueline Larson M.S., R.D.N. and Associates. The collaborative efforts of this group have resulted in a diet manual designed for use by physicians and health care professionals in providing nutrition care to individuals in Long Term Care. Ideal for Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, Board and Care Facilities and Group Homes.
The purpose of this diet manual is to ensure consistency of practice for physicians and other healthcare professionals when providing nutritional care to individuals in long term care. The manual can serve as a training manual. The Diet Manual is a systematic approach to standardizing terminology and interpretation. Standard use of diet terminology can assist communicate and apply nutritional care in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, board and care or other long term care facilities.
Standard Diet Order Terminology Include:
- Clear Liquid Diet
- Full Liquid Diet
- Thickened Liquids
- High Calorie High Protein
- Therapeutic Heart Healthy
- Cholesterol Controlled Diet
- Fat Controlled Diet
- Consistent Carbohydrate Diet
- No Added Salt (3-4 g. Sodium)
- Low Sodium Diet (2 g. Sodium)
- Renal Diet
- Anti-Reflux Diet
- COPD Diet
- High Fiber Diet
- Low Purine
- Adverse Reactions to Foods (Egg, Gluten, Milk Free, Lactose Controlled, Nuts/Peanuts, Fish/Seafood)
This Diet manual has been simplified to include only diets most routinely ordered. The Diet Manual coordinates well with The Group Home Cookbook and Menus. An excellant complete dietary system.
Each diet lists: (when appropriate)
- Diet Considerations
- Nutritional Adequacy
- Diet Guidelines
- Sample Meal Plan or Diet Pattern