Dietitians: healthy eating & nutrition

Looking to improve the way you eat? Manage or prevent diabetes? Just feel healthier? Give the BCH dietitians a call.

Healthy eating and nutrition have long been considered one of the cornerstones of human wellbeing, but it’s not always simple in practise. The dietitians at Ballarat Community Health work within a multidisciplinary team to help you to understand the relationship between food and health. Our team can offer evidence based, non-judgemental support with food and eating, working with you to help meet your needs and support your goals. All dietitians employed at BCH are accredited practising dietitians (APDs) and offer a range of support in many different areas, including:

  • general nutrition and healthy eating
  • diabetes and prevention of diabetes
  • heart health, cholesterol and high blood pressure
  • assistance to manage gout through diet
  • fussy or selective eating
  • improving your relationship with food
  • body image concerns
  • nutrition for pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • nutrition for healthy ageing
  • stomach and gut issues
  • food intolerance and allergy
  • vegetarian and vegan eating
  • loss of strength or energy
  • vitamin and mineral deficiencies
  • confusion about popular diets.

Our dietetic services are offered at Lucas, Sebastopol and Wendouree (Howitt Street) sites.

Meet out team

Carmen Goldsbrough
Carmen Goldsbrough
Carmen is an Accredited Practising Dietitian working primarily within her area of expertise: Diabetes.
In addition to being a Dietitian, Carmen completed a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education in 2011 and is a Credentialed Diabetes Educator. Carmen is keen to support people living with diabetes to achieve their health goals. As a DAFNE (Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating) facilitator Carmen can support people living with Type 1 Diabetes with carbohydrate counting, managing exercise and insulin dose adjustment.
Zoe McCuskey
Zoe McCuskey
Elaine Donovan
Elaine Donovan
Felicity Robinson
Felicity Robinson

Health promotion
Ballarat Community Health dietitians are also involved in a range of community activities to promote healthy eating and good nutrition in the wider Ballarat region.

For more information about dietetics or to make a booking, please call us on (03) 5338 4500, or have a look at the useful links below:

For information on the cost of this service,
visit the allied health at BCH page.

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Call our Lucas, Sebastopol, Wendouree, Smythesdale and Victoria Street sites on (03) 5338 4500
and headspace on (03) 5304 4777.

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