Nutrition and Dietetics

Armadale Health Service provides nutrition and dietetics services to inpatients and the community.

Inpatient services

Our dietitians provide diet and nutrition advice in the following inpatient areas: 

  • rehabilitation and sub-acute care ward
  • renal dialysis unit
  • Emergency Department
  • general medical wards 
  • general surgical wards
  • intensive care unit 
  • mental health units. 

The team also provides post-discharge follow up care (within 12 months) for Armadale Health Service patients only.

Accessing the service

Inpatients can be referred for dietetic services through a referrals from allied health professionals, medical officers and nurses.

Operating hours

8.00am to 4,00pm (Monday to Friday)

Contact us

Address: 3056 Albany Highway, Armadale
Phone: (08) 9391 2361
Fax: (08) 9391 2262

Outpatient services

Armadale Health Service offers nutrition and dietetics services for children and adults within the Armadale catchment area.

This includes the assessment of an individual’s nutritional needs, education and support required to assist people to manage their health and medical conditions.

Adults

Adults can be referred for: 

  • type 1 diabetes 
  • type 2 diabetes with complications 
  • poor appetite, weight loss, nutritional deficiency 
  • allergies and food intolerances 
  • gastrointestinal issues e.g. coeliac disease/Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 
  • prolonged wound healing
  • pancreatic, liver or kidney disease 
  • any other nutrition related condition

Referrals and appointments

General dietetic outpatient services are provided for post discharge follow up care only.

Referrals for outpatient nutrition and dietetic services can be made to the multidisciplinary Community Rehabilitation service and the Diabetes Education service.

Paediatrics

Children can be referred via the Armadale Health Service paediatric outpatient clinic for:

  • failure to thrive 
  • weight management 
  • poor weight gain, poor appetite 
  • allergies or food intolerances 
  • gastrointestinal issues 
  • nutritional deficiencies

How to refer

Referrals to the Armadale Health Service paediatric outpatient clinic can be made via the Department of Health's Central Referral Service (external site).

More information

For more information about the Outpatient Diabetes and Paediatric Dietetic Service, contact us on (09) 9391 2220, Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm. 

Contact us

Inpatient dietetic services

Phone: (08) 9391 2361
Fax: (08) 9391 2262

Operating hours
8.00am to 4.00pm (Monday to Friday)

Outpatient dietetic services

Adult outpatient allied health referral form (PDF 82KB)

Community Nutrition and Dietetics

Community Health and Developement Centre
3056 Albany Highway, Armadale
Phone: (08) 9391 2220
Fax: (08) 9391 2229

Operating hours
8.00am to 4:00pm (Monday to Friday)