Food And Dining Rules
Food and dining rules are recently updated by CMS. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have added new requirements for the oversight, nutrition, preparation and food choices offered to residents/patients residing in long term healthcare facilities.
Under these new requirements nutrition, food and dining take on a new level of importance for the long term care providers and their residents/patients. No longer is it the facilities sole responsibility to determine food choice, now with the focus on patient centered care residents have a say.
The new requirements were published and became effective on November 28, 2016...Read More