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Atlanta VA Health Care System

 

Nutrition and Food Services

The Nutrition Department commits itself to enhancing the quality of life throughout the Veterans life cycle; promoting and restoring health through the provision of quality nutritional care services in an environment that ensures dignity and respect for each person.  Nutrition and Food Services has an obligation to ensure continuous quality improvement in the care and services it provides.  The department provides timely nutrition assessment, monitoring, counseling education, discharge planning, and diet instruction, as defined in department policies, to meet the needs of patients’ various backgrounds, which affect nutritional preferences and habits. 

Administration evaluates the activities of the department with regard to the provision of quality dietary intervention, patient treatment and outcomes and the quality of meal service by conducting monthly patient satisfaction surveys.

Patients receiving meals on Mental Health wards are served according to VA policy and other regulatory agencies. Nutrition services are available for adult and geriatric Veterans including inpatient and outpatient services. When appropriate, formula calculations, calorie counts or nutrient analyses, and basic nutrition assessments can be completed via the computer system and any telephone within the system to facilitate timely treatments. N&FS works hand in hand with many other departments to include nursing, physicians, social services, rehab, human resources, administration, speech pathology, pharmacy, etc.

Location

Extension

Bldg

Decatur Clinic

5283

Decatur Clinic

MOVE! Program

3125

6C 117A               

 

Inpatient Services

6894/6845

6C155/GC217

Stockbridge CBOC

5765

Stockbridge CBOC

CLC

6838

GC217

Intensive Care

6845

GC217

Rome

4304

Rome Clinic

Newnan

3632

Newnan CBOC

HBPC

6812 or 2177

 

6C155

Purple Team/Oncology

6363

1B129

East point

1667

East Point CBOC

Lawrenceville

1715

Lawrenceville

Blairsville

4568

Blairsville Clinic

Oakwood/Gold Team

1513

Oakwood Clinic

Contact Info

Location

  • Main Campus

Contact Number(s)

  • 404-321-6111

Hours of Operation

  • Weekly from 6:00am - 7:00pm