For the purposes of this chapter, adult day care centers, as defined in Section 32543, are eligible for reimbursement for meals or supplements served to persons 60 years of age or older or to chronically impaired disabled persons, including victims of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders with neurological and organic brain dysfunction, provided the adult day care centers meet the following requirements:
(a) Reimbursement provided to those institutions for those purposes shall be supplemental to all other state and federal funding and improve the quality of meals or level of services provided or increase participation in the program.
(b) Lunches shall provide, on the average, approximately one-third of the daily recommended dietary allowance established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.
(c) The adult day care center makes reasonable efforts to serve meals that meet the special dietary requirements of participants including efforts to serve foods in forms that are palatable to participants.
(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 530, Sec. 7.)
Education Code 32453