Full Dietary services are provided on-site. A Registered Dietitian is available for clinical consultation with both in-patients and out-patients. The Dietary Department works closely with nursing service, medical staff, and other personnel and departments to ensure all patients receive appropriate nutritional support. The Dietitian works closely with nursing and physicians to review maintain and evaluate the effectiveness of the departments’ efforts to provide sound nutritional care to our customers.
Nutritional services will follow and adhere to the Federal and State laws and regulations. The department is inspected annually by the Local Health Department; inspection scores are displayed in the cafeteria. The Department of Human Resources Long Term Care Division inspects the department annually. Results are posted in the Family Room and Day Room as part of the survey findings. The department functions under Jasper Memorial Hospital policies and procedures, OSHA Guidelines, and American Dietetic Association Guidelines and other applicable regulations and standards.