What is a dietitian?
A dietitian can assess your nutritional status and provide recommendations and education to address any nutrition concerns. A dietitian is an expert in human nutrition and the regulation of diet.
Our Accredited Practising Dietitian will assess the nutritional status of your child, the variety in their diet and behaviour around food, and provides individualised strategies and education on nutritional priorities.
Our Accredited Practising Dietitian offers a person centred approach and is experienced in working with children who have complex needs, developmental delay, chronic diseases, and disabilities.
Children’s Therapy Services can work with participants under the NDIS to improve their health, well-being and independence.
Our dietitian can help with infants, children and adolescents in the following areas:
- Selective eating / problem feeders
- Management of poor growth or failure to thrive in infants
- Weight management – underweight/overweight
- Help to create positive mealtimes for families
- Food allergies
- Identify and manage food intolerances – e.g. wheat, lactose, gluten and fructose intolerance
- Gastrointestinal issues – e.g. Coeliac disease, nausea, bloating, constipation, reflux
- Nutritional deficiencies
- Nutrition education