Dietitian Service

We are here to help you fight disease and manage symptoms, by providing nutrition support and education.

Some of the people who see us may have problems with:

  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Weight
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Poor appetite and fussy eating
  • Recovery post surgery
  • Allergies and intolerances
  • A range of other diseases and conditions

What we offer:

  • One on one support
  • Group programs for diabetes prevention and treatment
  • Supermarket tours to help you make informed diet choices when you shop
  • One-off information sessions on a range of topics
  • Home visits on request

What can a dietitian do for me?

  • Find out what health and food issues concern you
  • Take into account your preferred eating pattern and family needs
  • Provide information to help you understand how different foods can affect your health and well being
  • Put together a realistic plan that suits you
  • Support you to reach your goals
  • Work with you to prevent or treat diabetes

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I book an appointment?

To book an appointment call us on 03 9890 2220 or make contact with us here.

How much will it cost?

You may be eligible for a rebate for your Dietitian service. Contact us to discuss your options in more detail, on the contact details mentioned above. Some options include:

  • Health care card or Pensioner Card
  • My Aged Care
  • Chronic Disease Management Plan
  • NDIS
  • Private Health cover (contact your provider to confirm your level of cover)

 

Do I need a referral?

You do not require a referral from to access our Dietitian Service. If you discuss your requirements with your GP, you may be offered a Chronic Disease Management Plan which will entitle you to a rebate.

Can my child see a Dietitian?

Yes, we have Dietitians who specialise in Child and Family Services. We also run a unique Feeding Clinic – visit the Feeding Clinic page for more info.

What if English isn’t my first language?

To request a dietitian who speaks Mandarin or Cantonese, please mention this when you book your appointment. For other languages, please ask for our interpreter service when you book your appointment.