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Community Nutrition encompasses all aspects related to health and the food we eat; from healthy eating, the food supply, access issues, understanding the media influence, reading labels as well as straight dietetics which provides an individual nutritional assessment and advice.
We communicate and network with other health professionals (particularly dietitians working in other settings such as clinical practice or private practice) regarding our roles and the breadth of our work. As dietitians and nutritionists, we are all aiming to achieve better health outcomes; we might just be working at different points along the spectrum of nutrition work (from individual to population approaches).
The Community Nutritionist is involved in a variety of programs:
COMMUNITY NUTRITION ACCEPTS REFERRALS FOR:
If you would like an appointment please contact Cobaw Community Health's Service Access Team on 03 5421 1666, fax 03 5422 2161, or make an eReferral via the Connecting Care Website
Individual fees are $7.50 per session or as arranged with the practitioner. The cost for accessing the Community Nutrition program is dependent on income level.