How a Dietitian can help
All our Dietitians are registered with the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). According to the DAA, there is a distinction made between Dietitians and other occupations in the nutrition and food science field, including that of a nutritionist. Dietitians are qualified to provide a range of evidence based nutrition services, but in addition, they have the expertise to provide individual dietary counselling, medical nutrition therapy, group dietary therapy and food service management – particularly as this applies to the management of chronic conditions.
We provide dietary consultations for weight loss, weight gain, diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, cancer management, gastrointestinal disorders and food intolerances. Many of our clients are living with one or multiple chronic health conditions that can be well managed through sensible dietary adjustments.
Where to find us
Our Dietitians currently provide face-to-face consultations at the following locations, however, we will be adding other locations to meet the growing demand:
- Macintosh Medical (Forster)
- Tobwabba Aboriginal Medical Service (Forster)
- Intalink Therapy Solutions (Taree)
- Bent Street (Wingham)
- Gloucester Medical Centre (Gloucester)
- Bulahdelah Community Hospital (Bulahdelah)
- Ochre Health Medical Centre (Tea Gardens)
- Williams Valley Pharmacy (Dungog).
In addition, we offer phone or video consultations for your convenience.
All our Dietitians are registered with the Dietitians Association of Australia. We accept clients referred under Medicare’s Team Care Arrangement (TCA) program, Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Priority Allied Health Services (PAHS) program, and those who are self-referred.