Community Care Nutrition Service

The Community Care Nutrition Service provides support for adults who would like to improve their nutrition and health.

The Community Care Nutrition Service provides support for adults who would like to improve their nutrition and health.

Our team of Accredited Practising Dietitians and Allied Health Care Assistants can help you individually or as part of a group. We also offer home visits for those who are home bound.

This is a free service for ACT residents over the age of 25.

To access this service, you can make a self-referral or have your GP or other healthcare professional make one for you.

Please see Community Health Centres to make a booking.

Individual appointments

We offer dietary assessments, advice or counselling for nutrition related needs that are associated with medical conditions, including:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic diseases
  • Malnutrition
  • Minor gastro intestinal conditions
  • Overweight and Obesity
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound healing

Individual appointments are available at Belconnen, Gungahlin, Phillip and Tuggeranong Community Health Centres.

Home Enteral Nutrition Service

The Home Enteral Nutrition Service (HENS) provide assessment, prescription and advice to clients who are 18 years and older. This includes advice on equipment issues.

Group Programs

We run group programs for individuals who need help and support for their weight management. This program uses a non-dieting approach for managing extra weight.

Please see the links below for more information:

Page last updated on: 15 Oct 2018