From category archives: Partners in Quality Care Blog

Nutrition Standards

How Adult Care Centers Can Benefit from the CACFP

Adult care centers, on their own, do amazing things for the health of adults in need. An adult care center can be an affordable alternative to a traditional full-time nursing home or other care facility, making it easier for low-income families to take care of their loved ones.

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Does Your Center Qualify for Financial Reimbursement?

If your center serves meals, it may qualify for financial reimbursement for the healthy meals you feed. This happens through a USDA (United States Food and Drug Administration) operation called the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

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Why Child Nutrition Matters

The first few years of a child’s life largely influence the quality of his or her future. Children are constantly developing mentally, emotionally, and physically. When child care and after school programs provide nutritious meals, children have the foundation to grow up healthy and strong. Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), can help set children on a lifelong path to greater physical health.

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What Are The Nutrition Standards For the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)?

The CACFP requires care providers to meet nutrition standards in order to be reimbursed through the program. At Partners in Quality Care, we’re here to help you navigate the nutrition standards that child and adult care programs are required to meet.

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