Fight Malnutrition rates with our Aged Care Dietitians
Having our expert Aged Care Dietitians available on hand is essential to provide individualised support to help meet specific energy, protein and nutrition requirements of your residents. This is especially important, as many residents rely entirely on their aged care homes’ food supply to meet all their nutritional needs.
Benefits of our Aged Care Dietitians
We're experienced in the Aged Care industry
We have our superstar Dietitians located all around Australia.
We care about your staff, residents and their families
We offer as a large array of nutrition educations for residents, families and staff.
We aim for a food first approach with the goal to enhance each resident’s quality of life.
Our evidence-based approach to dietetics
Our Dietetic Vision is to enhance the health and quality of life for all residents. By delivering effective evidence-based nutritional advice with ongoing education, support and collaboration with members of the Care Team and the resident.
With our 17 qualified Dietitians across Australia, we provide expert Dietetic advice in line with the latest evidence-based practice. All OSCAR Care Group Dietitians are proudly Accredited Practising Dietitians through Dietitians Australia.
Our Dietitian services in Aged Care
One-on-one with Aged Care residents
Our Dietitians can come out to your aged care home and tailor a nutritional assessment for your residents.
This provides individualised support for each resident you refer, considering medications, medical history, weight history, biochemistry, diet history, personal preferences, clinical factors and nutritional requirements. We will then create a personalised plan to improve the nutritional status of each resident reviewed. This is what our Dietitians do best! With our team all around Australia, we can cater to your residents and provide one-on-one support.
More dietetics services
By having our Dietitians on board at your aged care home, we can also complete the following:
Complete malnutrition screening and assessment package
Healthy weight reviews and auditing
Oral nutrition supplement reviews and auditing
Nutrition management for dementia
Dietary Support Policy & Procedure Review
Menu Review & development
Our Dietitians are Aged Care menu experts! Either have your 4-week cyclic menus reviewed with the Mandatory Aged Care Menu & Mealtime Quality Assessments or a simple desktop review. Or we can build a menu from scratch!
Stay compliant and have every menu, every season reviewed by a Dietitian.
Increase your staff’s knowledge and skills to improve resident’s overall quality of life, care and health.
We have 32 education sessions designed to provide in-depth knowledge on Dietetics in Aged Care. These educations sessions are designed for Nurses, care staff, food service staff, kitchen staff, care directors, and lifestyle staff.
No minimum staff numbers per session
Each session is no longer than 30 minutes
Onsite or virtually on a day and time that suits your home and staff
We can also tailor a full training day, tailored to your individual home’s needs upon request, this may include new subjects or longer sessions.