CACFP Program Reviews can be time-consuming and stressful to undergo. Additionally, it’s hard to know where and how to begin to address the findings after your review.
Check out the info below for some tips and strategies to help you get moving in the right direction.
At the conclusion of the initial phase of your CACFP review, sometimes known as the “Exit Conference,” your reviewer should provide you with a report detailing initial findings. Reviewers may emphasize which findings are most serious. Additionally, reviewers may also provide technical assistance and/or recommendations on how to address the preliminary findings.
Based on our experience, many will have at least a few of the findings noted below:
Due to state agency workload issues, it can take many months for the site to receive a formal notification of findings. During this waiting period, you’re expected to take action to correct any preliminary findings.
Here are some ideas to help easily and permanently correct the most common findings:
By implementing a corrective action plan before your final findings are released, you prove that you have already taken the initiative to address the issues. It’s important to be able to demonstrate that you’ve already addressed any problems found in order to maintain your good standing. Corrective action plans with findings already corrected have a higher probability of being accepted by the state agency.
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