|Home and Community 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:
- Renal Dialysis
- 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
Birth to 3
- For children 4 to 17
For adults 18 and older with physical disabilities
For adults 65 and older
Information on becoming a provider of this service
How do I find out if I can receive nutrition services?
- If you need nutrition services for a child with disabilities, contact your local DHHS office
- 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
- 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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