Leading Nutrition’s Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) are university-qualified professionals that undertake ongoing training and education programs in Aged Care to ensure that they are your most up-to-date and credible source of nutrition information.
Leading Nutrition Aged Care dietitians are passionate in their work with older Australians and the organisations providing care for them . We are recognised professionals with the qualifications and skills to assist Aged Care providers in optimal management of nutrition and hydration systems, with high focus on quality of life for the residents and quality of care for the homes .
How can Leading Nutrition dietitians help your aged care organisation?
- As Aged Care nutrition experts, Leading Nutrition dietitians identify best-practice, individualised dietetic interventions, cooperate in multidisciplinary team care with GPs, nurses, care staff and other allied health professionals to deliver the best service to residents and help them meet their nutrition and hydration needs.
- Leading Nutrition dietitians work together with food service, operation and care managers in Aged Care homes to identify effective nutrition strategies and action plans. These can include review or development of food policy and procedures and identification of nutrition processes such as weight monitoring, nutrition risk screening and dietitian referral pathways.
- Leading Nutrition dietitians are involved in planning and implementing Quality Improvement Activities that can support Aged Care organisations during the Accreditation process
- Leading Nutrition dietitians are highly skilled in menu reviews to ensure the Aged Care menus meet the nutritional requirement for the older population and respond to preferences and needs of the specific facilities. As specialist Aged Care dietitians, we know how work to closely with chefs and food service managers to ensure that residents are achieving optimal nutrition, health and quality of life.
- Leading Nutrition dietitians are experience facilitators and speakers in Aged Care nutrition seminars and small group education sessions. We are directly involved in staff education on Aged Care nutrition topics such as nutrition risk screening, accurate weight measurement, oral intake monitoring and correct mealtime assistance technique, to ensure that everyone involved can provide optimal quality of care to residents.
For more information on the services that we can provide to your home, please visit our Service page