Feast for Health Services...

Our dietitians offer a wide range of services for individuals and for groups. We consult with patients individually in our various practice locations, but are also available to come to you if appropriate. We are also available to consult with food services (such as within nursing homes) in order to assess their menus, and we provide many specialised services for people with diabetes, athletes and sporting teams. Please see below for more details.

Individual Patient Services

Feast for Health Dietitians have a vast range of knowledge and experience in the field of nutrition and dietetics. We can provide you with nutrition education and individual dietary advice on the following topics:

• Body Weight Concerns
• Diabetes (type 1, type 2 and pre-diabetes)
• High Cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)
• High Blood Pressure (hypertenstion)
• Coeliac Disease or Gluten Intolerance
• Other food intolerances
• Gut or bowel issues (eg. Irritable bowel, diarrhoea, constipation, reflux)
• Gout
• Kidney disease
• Childhood or infant nutrition
• Cancer
• Weight gain (underweight, undesirable weight loss, difficulty gaining weight)
• Eating difficulties (e.g loss of appetite, taste changes, difficulting chewing/swallowing etc)
• General Healthy Eating (enhance overall health and prevent illness or disease)

NDIS (National Disability Insurance Agency)

Feast for Health Dietitians are registered and trusted NDIS providers. We can work with clients under their NDIS plan to improve their health, wellbeing and independence. We can work with those who are self-managed or managed through an agency. Services can be claimed under Improved Health & Wellbeing and Improved Daily Living (depending on goals).

Feast for Health Dietitians support clients with intellectual, physical, sensory and neurological limitations under the NDIS. We provide nutrition education and support for people who are living with a range of health conditions including (but not limited to):

• Cerebral Palsy
• Autism
• Down syndrome
• Low weight
• Obesity
• Poor appetite
• Dysphagia
• IBS and food allergies and intolerance
• Constipation / Diarrhoea / IBS
• Diabetes
• Anaemia

We are available to see NDIS clients in any of our clinic locations, or we can also conduct home visits. If you would like more information on how we support people under the NDIS, please contact Lori on 0438 907 094 or lori@feastforhealth.com.au

MORE ABOUT THE NDIS
To find out if you can access the NDIS and/or register your interest please use the MY ACCESS CHECKER on the website: www.australia.gov.au/ndis. Or please call the NDIA on 1800 800 110 for more information.

DVA (Department of Veterans Affairs)

We bulk-bill all clients with a DVA gold card, and patients with a DVA white card with approved dietetic services. We simply require a D904 referral from your GP.

We are available to see DVA clients in any of our clinic locations, or we can also conduct home visits at no out-of-pocket costs.

There are many nutrition related issues that can significantly affect a person’s overall health. We can provide education and strategies to address these, in turn dramatically improving a person’s quality of life. Some of these include:

• Unintentional weight loss
• Poor appetite
• Reduced food intake
• Chewing or swallowing problems
• Changes in smell and taste
• Decrease in muscle strength
• Feeling lethargic
• Depression
• Dementia

Sports Nutrition

Sarah Leoniuk, our Sports Dietitian, can provide effective and practical advice for amateur or professional athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Sarah's elite sporting background transfers through to her work where she has a strong interest in sports nutrition and enhancing performance.

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS
Appropriate nutrition that is tailored to YOU plays an essential role in performance. We can show you which foods contain the nutrients you require, and whether supplements or specific sports products (and which ones) will assist you to achieve your goals. We can provide you with an individualised nutrition plan based on your own food preferences that is specific to your daily training schedule and competition/events. The role of your diet should not be underestimated when it comes to reaching your performance potential!

TEAM PRESENTATIONS / SEMINARS
We offer presentations and seminars to sporting teams/groups. We tailor these presentations to the specific needs of your group. We provide practical nutrition advice based around the purchase and preparation of food and drink to enhance the performance of the team. We provide practical recommendations and summary handouts, and can also provide specific meal plans if desired.

SPORTING TEAM CONSULTANCY
We are proud to be the official dietitians of the Central Coast Mariners A-League football team. Our Dietitian Sarah Leoniuk is helping them to reach their full sporting performance potential. We provide services including but not limited to:
• Complete anthropometry and body composition assessment and monitoring
• Complete nutritional analysis
• Thorough nutritional education and support delivered via one-on-one consultations, group presentations, cooking classes and supermarket tours

Food Service Consultancy

We also offer assistance to food services within health settings, such as Nursing Homes and Aged Care Facilities. We will provide:

• Comprehensive menu analysis using food composition database software
• Dietetic assessment/interpretation of the menu analysis in a report format
• Proposed changes to the menu if necessary
• New recipes for the proposed menu changes

Nursing Home and Aged Care Facilities

We are available to see patients in Nursing Homes or Aged Care Facilities on the Central Coast, Lake Macquarie or Hunter Regions of NSW. Residents with an EPC plan (including a dietitian referral) will be bulk-billed.

Diabetes GROUP Education Program

Feast for Health runs regular group programs for people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. This is a great opportunity to learn in a supportive environment with others who want to make similar lifestyle changes.

The program is designed to give people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes the skills and knowledge they need to self-manage their diabetes.

WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR??
• Anyone at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
• Anyone who has been recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
• Anyone who already has type 2 diabetes and would like an update of information on self-management

WHAT DOES THIS PROGRAM COVER
• What diabetes is
• Which foods DO and DON’T affect diabetes
• Making healthy food choices
• Carbohydrate counting
• Glycemic Index (GI) – What do I need to know?
• Label reading and shopping for appropriate foods
• Eating out and exercising with diabetes
• Medications for diabetes

COST:
• The program consists of six 1 hour sessions over the course of 6 weeks.
• The cost is $10 per session or if you have a Diabetes Group EPC Referral from your GP, the sessions will be bulk-billed.

LOCATIONS:
• Various - Please contact Lori for current locations where a group session is running. For bookings please email Lori at Feast For Health or Phone: 0438 907 094

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Other Services

If you have any other need for a Dietitian, please don’t hesitate to contact Lori on 0438 907 094. We are more than willing to consider providing additional services if requested.

REGISTERED NDIS PROVIDER

Feast for Health Dietitians are trusted NDIS providers. We can work with clients under their NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) plan to improve their health, wellbeing and independence.

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