Supporting everyone to be healthy and live well

Dietetics & Nutrition

Contact Details

Hours: 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Location: The Hopwood Centre, Leichardt St, Echcua
Phone: 03 5485 5801
Fax: 03 5485 5833

Services

The dietetic department provides a range of services to:

  • Inpatients of Echuca Regional Health
  • Glanville Village aged care facility
  • Community service
  • Outpatients
  • Sub-acute ward
  • Transition Care Program (TCP)
  • Ante natal classes
  • Diabetes and Cardiac programs
  • Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC)
  • GEM at Home

The role of the dietetic department includes:

  • Assessment of nutritional status. This includes individual dietary plan advice and practical strategies.
  • Individual consultations for people in the community. A medical referral for this service is preferred. Or if over 18 and prefer to self refer please contact the Hopwood Centre for a self referral form
  • Appointments can be made through Integrated Care Services, by phoning 03 5485 5801.
  • Support to the Food Services Department of Echuca Hospital, to ensure meals are nutritionally balanced and meet the needs of clients.
  • Management of Home Enteral Nutrition to clients in Echuca.

CRC clients have the opportunity to consult with a dietitian through the CRC program.

Renal and pre-operative patients have the option to consult with a dietitian through community appointments

Fees

$15.50 per consultation

$10.10 per consultation for holders of a Health Care Card or under 18 years

Fees do not apply for services to:

  • Inpatients and outpatients of Echuca Regional Health.

Departments and Services Allied Health Dietetics & Nutrition