Nutrition is important for all of us, but for some people nutrition can be vital to the management of their condition. At Royal Rehab Petersham, our dieticians assess your health, your condition and how nutrition can help.
Your diet, nutritional intake and liquid intake can all be affected by your disability, illness, or injury in several ways. If you have difficulty swallowing food or fluids safely, it may be difficult to maintain adequate nutritional intake and hydration. This can lead to weight loss, fatigue, dehydration, and muscle wasting.
Our dietitians can help you improve your digestion, food and fluid intake and aid your development with the right nutritional plan to suit you.
Our team can assist you with any dietary or nutritional issues you may have, and work closely with you and the other therapists to modify your diet, optimise your nutritional intake and help ensure your weight remains at a healthy level.
We will also provide you with safe eating methods and practices as well as education on dietary recommendations that you can put to practice out in the community.
Under the guidance of a specialised dietitian, a curated diet can help you on your path to becoming healthier and happier.
The dietitian may:
There are several funding options available to access our programs. This includes:
Fees and charges are dependent upon your health fund and level of cover. Please check with your health fund if any additional charges apply.
Before you are admitted or before commencing your program, we will obtain approval from your insurer.
A broad range of health care and support services are available to meet the clinical needs of eligible veterans and eligible dependants.
If you do not have a funding stream, you can also choose to self-fund your program.
As a fully accredited NDIS provider, our NDIS Therapy Supports service provides NDIS participants with evidence-based allied health therapies to support, maintain and increase function and wellbeing. Click to find out more.
Simply contact our friendly team on (02) 8585 4900 or complete the online form below to discuss your goals and arrange an initial assessment.
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