Home and Community Services
Nutrition Services

What are nutrition services?

An assessment of your nutritional needs and help planning your diet

Who needs nutrition services?

Persons with a health need that may be improved through a healthier diet, such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Obesity
  • High Cholesterol

Do I qualify for nutrition services?

You may qualify if you are:

More questions and answers about Nutrition Services

Contact someone who can answer your questions about Nutrition or apply for this service

PDF Birth to 3
  - For children 4 to 17
PDFFor adults 18 and older with physical disabilities
PDFFor adults 65 and older

Information on becoming a provider of this service


FAQs

How do I find out if I can receive nutrition services?

  1. If you need nutrition services for a child with disabilities, contact your local DHHS office
  2. If you are (or need nutrition services for) an adult 18-64 years old with disabilities, contact your local Center for Independent Living or League of Human Dignity
  3. If you are (or need nutrition services for) an adult aged 65 and above, contact your local Area Agency on Aging

Do I have to get my doctor’s approval?

No, you and the nutritionist will determine your need for the service.

Do I have to go to the hospital or doctor’s office for this?

No, the nutrition services can be provided in your home or another place you choose.

Where can I read the HHS regulations for programs with nutrition services?

Title 480 – Home and Community-Based Waiver Services and Optional Targeted Case Management Services, Click on Chapter 5; scroll down to 480 NAC 5-005.I


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