Director of Support Services
The SACDC contracted out Food Services in 2001. Currently, all Food Service is provided by Trinity Food Service. Food Service is staffed by contracted personnel and provides opportunities for qualifying male and female inmates to gain work experience while incarcerated. More than 4,000 meals are served daily to both inmates and staff.
Trinity Food Services provides an approved menu, written by a registered dietician which meets the guidelines of the American Correctional Association. All meals are based on the recommended dietary allowances and the dietary reference intakes by the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine. An average of 3,000 calories is offered to each inmate per day.
Additionally, Trinity has a policy for sanitation and cooking standards that fall under Quality Assurance Review, to ensure proper food handling and sanitation guidelines are met.
The SACDC has contracted Medical Services since 1996. All Medical Services are provided by the Carolina Center for Occupational Health. Medical Services at the facility include; sick calls (requested by inmates), routine dental care, and chronic care. Medical staff are in house 24/7 to provide round the clock care to the inmates. The facility has a 22 bed inpatient infirmary, licensed by the Department of Health and Environmental Control, for patients requiring skilled nursing. The facility handles medication services with an in house pharmacy and is licensed by the Department of Health and Environmental Control as a Non-Dispensing Drug Outlet. The partnership between Carolina Center for Occupational Health and the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center ensures that inmates have access to and receive all necessary medical care in accordance with all constitutional, federal, and state requirements as well as all standards set forth by the State of South Carolina, OSHA, and the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center. The medical program at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center is currently accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.
McDaniel Supply Company was awarded the inmate commissary contract in July, 2004. McDaniel Supply provides all commissary services to inmates. Contracted personnel are on staff 5-days per week. Inmate orders are processed and delivered each week. McDaniel Supply also provides indigent kits to qualifying inmates upon request. McDaniel Supply has built into its system quality control measures which ensure a 99.9% fill rate. McDaniel Supply Company adheres to the Fair Market Standard in pricing all goods sold at the SACDC.
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