For public holiday hours, please contact this service.
Billing: No Fee
Wheelchair access: Yes
Community Care Nutrition Service:
ACT Health provides a free, community-based nutrition service in Phillip; Tuggeranong; City; Belconnen; and Gungahlin Health Centres.
The nutrition service offers dietary assessments, weight management in group sessions, advice or counselling for nutrition related needs that are associated with medical conditions such as: minor gastro intestinal conditions, malnutrition, chronic renal disease, heart conditions, palliative care, swallowing issues and wound healing.
The nutrition service also manages the Home Enteral Nutrition Service (HENS) which can provide assessment, prescription and advice to patients, including advice on equipment issues.
Access into the nutrition service is via the Community Health Intake (CHI) line, by calling 6207 9977. Clients must be ACT residents 25 years and over (except for Enteral fed patients who must be 18 and over). Home visits may be offered to home/ bed bound patients only.
Adult Healthy Weight Information Session:
ACT Health provides a free, community-based Adult Healthy Weight Program in Phillip; Tuggeranong; City; Belconnen; and Gungahlin Health Centres. Practical help is provided on changing your diet, reading labels and being more active. Access to the Adult Healthy Weight Information Session is via the Community Health Intake (CHI) line, by calling 6207 9977. Clients must be ACT residents 25 years and over.