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Procedure Properties

Title: Cultural, Religious and Lifestyle Food Provision
Category: Support Services
Version: 03
Implement Date: 13 October 2010
Application: Custodial Operations
Availability: Public

Authority

Procedure

Local Procedure

Procedure - Cultural, Religious and Lifestyle Food Provision


Purpose
1.General
2.Alternative Food Provision Requirements Cultural, Religious and Lifestyle
3.Alternative food provision requirement for clinical reasons
4.Vitamin supplements

Purpose

To provide for alternative food provision that meets the religious, cultural and lifestyle requirements of all offenders.

1. General

Alternative options may be ordered for an offender if there is a religious or cultural requirement.

If an offender wishes to obtain a food provision on the basis of cultural, religious or lifestyle reasons the individual offender must apply through the general manager of the facility.

Individual food provision requested on the basis of cultural, religious or lifestyle reasons should be considered on a case-by-case basis by the general manager of the facility refer Corrective Services Act 2006 (CSA) ss 3, 266.

2. Alternative Food Provision Requirements Cultural, Religious and Lifestyle

Alternative meals for cultural, religious or lifestyle reasons requests should be forwarded to the General Managers of the centre for approval then to the Food Services Supervisor/Manager for action.

Alternative food provision based on cultural, religious or lifestyle requirements and approved by the General Manager of the centre must be recorded in IOMS under personal details.

Non standard food provision based on cultural or religious requirements and approved by the General Manager of the centre must be recorded in IOMS. offender file window >.file contents>details>personal details>special

3. Alternative food provision requirement for clinical reasons

Notification of alternative food provision for clinical reasons is approved by Offender Health Services and forwarded in writing by the Queensland Health Nurse Unit Manager or delegate to the Food Services Supervisor/Manager for action. The Food Services Supervisor/Manager or delegate is responsible for recording the dietary requirement on IOMS.

4. Vitamin supplements

Nutritional supplements for offenders may be available through the facilities buy up (refer procedure - Offender Purchasing). Purchase of nutritional supplements through the buy up system is at the discretion of the General Manager.





KELVIN ANDERSON
Commissioner





Version History

13/10/2010 Version 03 [Cultural, Religious and Lifestyle Food Provision] - 12/06/2008 Version 02 [Non Standard Food Provision] - 28/08/2006 Version 01