Nutrition and Dietetics for Ageing Well Service
Healthy eating for aged care
Find out how changes in your diet can prevent disease and improve your overall health and wellbeing. Our Dietitians will work with you to maintain a diet tailored to your needs.
Our Dietitian can give advice about food and nutrition to help with:
- raised blood glucose levels
- type 1 and type 2 diabetes
- heart disease and high blood pressure
- high cholesterol
- weight loss or gain
- food allergies and food intolerances, such as coeliac disease and FODMAPS
- loss of appetite
- chewing difficulties
- nutritional deficiencies including iron deficiency, anaemia, and vitamin D deficiency.
We can offer you help and advice about day-to-day activities including:
- food selection
- shopping, including reading food labels and budgeting
- recipe ideas and modifications.
Our services are:
- low cost or free
- available in languages other than English.
North Richmond Community Health’s Nutrition and Dietetics service is supported by the Victorian Government.
If you’re a client
If you have a query about our Nutrition and Dietetics service for ageing well:
(03) 9418 9800
If you’re a health practitioner
Send this completed referral form to our Intake service.
(03) 9418 9965
Send referral letter from your clinician to Intake at:
North Richmond Community Health 23 Lennox St Richmond, VIC 312
Samantha is a friendly and enthusiastic Dietitian who works with adults, children and families to empower and support them to achieve their nutrition-related goals.
Since graduating from Monash University in 2009, Samantha has worked in a range of settings including community health, private practice and aged care. Samantha practices in a client-centred, compassionate manner and has extensive experience working with individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds and age groups.
Samantha also has experience working with clients with a range of nutrition-related concerns such as diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), body image concerns, reduced appetite and cardiovascular disease.