Qualified nursing staff at the Bush Nursing Centre can provide advice and assistance in referral to Nutrition and Dietetic services through Western District Health Service.

The Nutrition and Dietetic facility employs five Accredited Practising Dietitians and is located at the Hamilton Base Hospital in the Allied Health building – ‘Hamilton House’ on Tyers Street.

The WDHS dietitians provide the following services:

  • Inpatient care at Hamilton Base Hospital
  • Outpatient sessions four times a week at Hamilton House
  • Aged care services to the Birches and The Grange Residential Facilities as well as external facilities.
  • Coordinated Health Promotion Services, on demand, to the Balmoral Community, incorporating:
    • Group presentations
    • Healthy eating, body image programs
    • Nutrition information for all ages
    • Schools nutrition sessions
    • Kindergarten and play group nutrition information/food preparation sessions
    • Community nutrition resources
    • Organised Health promotion events

Consultations with a WDHS dietician can be arranged via video conferencing at the Balmoral Bush Nursing Centre as an individual or as a group link up.

For more information contact the Balmoral Bush Nursing Centre on 55701304.