Considering getting help with diet and nutrition?

Our specialist team of dietitians at St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital can help translate scientific health and nutrition information into practical advice. Our Dietitian Amy Neill explains what our dietitians do and how we can help you.

2 Nov 2017

St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital dietetics 

Who should see a dietitian?

Anyone can benefit from receiving personalised dietary advice from a dietitian. 

Your doctor may recommend seeing a dietitian for your health condition, as good nutrition can have a big impact on managing symptoms.

What should you expect?

We offer expert advice to help you make changes to improve your long term health and wellbeing.
Your dietitian will complete a thorough individual assessment of your nutritional needs and develop a personalised eating plan that takes your medical conditions and personal circumstances into consideration. 

We then work closely with you to find options which are practical, achievable and suited to your eating habits and lifestyle. Nutrition counselling will help you to make dietary changes.  

Your dietitian may speak to your GP with your permission to get an overall view of your health and wellbeing.

Review sessions are usually planned at regular intervals to see how you are going and provide additional advice and support.

Interested in dietitian services? 

We offer dietitian services for both outpatient programs and casual appointments. 

Have a referral from your GP or Specialist? 

If you have a referral, please call to commence your outpatient rehabilitation program.
Tel: (03) 9788 3350

No referral?

Our casual dietitian services appointments do not require a doctor referral and are available to anyone in the community, you do not need to have been a patient in our hospital. 

* Please note: A GP referral is required for a Chronic Disease Management Scheme and DVA claiming.

Complete an enquiry form or contact our Active Health and Wellbeing caregiver team to make an appointment.
Tel: (03) 9788 3331

St John of God Frankston Hospital allied health
Amy Neill Dietitian

About the Author

Amy Neill is an accredited practicing dietitian who graduated Deakin University with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Bachelor of Health Sciences in 2004. She has a special interest in areas such as heart disease, obesity, malnutrition and Parkinson’s disease. Amy has a varied role St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital providing nutritional care to both in-patients and out-patients, lecturing groups as part of out-patient programs and is involved in menu development.