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Dietetics and Nutrition

Patients Information

Dietetics and Nutrition

Description of Service:

The dietitians provide nutrition education and information for children and adults based on current evidence-based practice.

Individual appointments:

Are available across all campuses or in the home. People see dietitians for a range of reasons including:

  • General healthy eating
  • Diabetes
  • Healthy eating in pregnancy
  • Cholesterol and heart health
  • Weight management support (overweight or underweight)
  • Poor appetite
  • Digestive health such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or coeliac disease
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Nutrition relating to a disability or mental health condition

Appointments for children include:  

  • Fussy eating
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Weight management support (overweight or underweight)
  • Food Allergies
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Management of premature infants

Group education programs:

Group programs are held across all campuses or in external community spaces.

  • Cooking programs
  • Supermarket tours
  • Label reading
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • DAFNE (Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating) program for people living with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Healthy eating and lifestyle sessions can be tailored to your groups specific needs

NDIS services available.  


  • Melton Health and Community Services (Yellow Building)
  • Caroline Springs community Health Centre
  • Bacchus Marsh Community Health Centre
  • Our dietitians service the Melton Haemodialysis Unit, Bacchus Marsh Hospital, and Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care.

How do I get an appointment:

If you are over the age of 65 (50 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders) please contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422.

You may have a GP referral to access this service or contact 03 9747 7609 to arrange a self-referral.

If you are an NDIS Participant please contact 03 9747 7609.

For Further information, please call the Referral and Appointment Service on 03 9747 7609.

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