Diet supporting patient consumption - large
This document is part of the ACI Diet Specifications for Adult Inpatients. It is not to be used for patient education.
To provide additional food for patients with greater energy and nutrient needs.
This diet allows patients to receive additional food items to the standard full diet, including a hot meal, bread and spreads, salad or sandwich at main meals, and high-energy snacks at mid-meals.
- young men
Some food service systems will require an additional tray to provide large serves.
Suitable for use in paediatrics when combined with an age-appropriate diet.
Specific menu planning guidelines
|Hot main dishes||All||-|
|Starchy vegetables / pasta / rice||All||-|
|Hot breakfast choices||All||-|
|Milk and cheese||All||-|
- Agency for Clinical Innovation. Nutrition standards for adult inpatients in NSW Hospitals. Sydney: ACI; 2011.