505 KAR 2:070.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 15A.210
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 15A.210 mandates that the Department of Juvenile
Justice issue administrative regulations governing juvenile detention centers
and juvenile holding facilities.
Section 1. (1)
There shall be documentation that the facility's system of dietary allowance is
reviewed at least annually by a dietician or physician to ensure compliance
with nationally recommended food allowances.
evaluations shall be conducted at least quarterly by facility food service
supervisory staff to verify adherence to the nationally recommended basic daily
facility shall adopt and enforce written policies and procedures which:
that food service staff develop advanced, planned menus and substantially
follow the schedule, and that in the planning and preparation of all meals,
food flavor, texture, temperature, appearance and palatability are taken into
(b) Provide for
special diets as prescribed by appropriate medical or dental personnel;
(c) Provide for
special diets for juveniles whose religious beliefs require the adherence to
religious dietary laws;
the use of food as a disciplinary measure;
that at least three (3) meals, of which two (2) are hot meals, are provided at
regular meal times during each twenty-four (24) hour period, with no more than
fourteen (14) hours between the evening meal and breakfast. Provided basic
nutritional goals are met, variations may be allowed based on weekend and
holiday food service demands;
that accurate records are maintained of all meals served;
that the food services comply with the applicable sanitation and health codes
as promulgated by federal, state and local authorities;
inspection of all food service areas, including dining and food preparation
areas and equipment;
temperature-controlled storage facilities for all foods; and
3. Daily checks
of refrigerator and water temperatures by administrative, medical or dietary
(i) Ensure that
the special food needs of juveniles shall be accounted for in the overall
program of the facility; and
(j) Provide that
staff members provide supervision of juveniles during meals.
(4) A staff
member, experienced in food service management, shall supervise food service
designated food service supervisor shall receive training in food service
operations before assuming this responsibility.
(6) The food
service plan shall provide for a single menu for staff and juveniles.
(7) There shall
be provisions for adequate storage and loading areas and garbage disposal
facilities. (26 Ky.R. 1281; Am. 1547; eff. 2-14-2000.)