Wellness Policies on Physical Activity and Nutrition
Brewer-Porch Children’s Center (BPCC) is committed to providing an environment that promotes and protects ALL clients’ nutrition, health and mental well-being with the ability to learn by supporting and encouraging a healthy eating lifestyle and physical therapeutic activities. It is the policy of the center that:
- BPCC will engage daily with clients in a healthy lifestyle with utilization of a qualified CNP Food Service Professional on staff and with other community stakeholders in developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing BPCC Wellness policy to include recreation therapy and hands-on nutrition classes.
- All clients served at BPCC will have opportunities, support, and encouragement to be physically active on a daily basis.
- Foods and beverages served at BPCC will meet the nutritional recommendations of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
- No food or beverages will be sold to clients.
- Nutritional CNP qualified professionals will provide clients with access to a variety of affordable, appealing and nutritious food that meet their health and nutritional needs. BPCC will accommodate religious, ethnic and cultural diversity of the population in all meals planned and served. BPCC will provide a safe, clean and pleasant environment with client input in menu suggestions and ideas. BPCC will provide adequate time for all mealtimes served in the facility.
- BPCC will participate in The National School Lunch program as designated by USDA Federal Child Nutrition Program.
- BPCC will stand on the following: No child goes hungry
- BPCC will provide nutrition education and physical education to foster lifelong positive habits of a healthy lifestyle.
For more information, please contact Lanette L. Samaniego, CNP Food Service Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or (205) 348-7911.