Dietitians conduct group nutrition education to inpatients and outpatients, their family members and caregivers. Types of group classes include:
diabetes group education
weight management group education
cardiac rehabilitation programme
eating disorder treatment programme
colorectal surgery recovery programme
Dietitians also participate in the following support group activities:
Stroke Support Group
Parkinson's Disease Support Group
Eating Disorders - Parents Empowerment Group (PEG)
Eating Disorders - Support for Eating Disorders Singapore (SEDS)
Oncology Support Group (OSG)
Burns Support Group
Osteoporosis Support Group
In multidisciplinary meetings/ward rounds, Dietitians communicate patient care plans with the medical team, nursing and allied health professionals in various specialties including parenteral nutrition support, renal, burns, eating disorders, liver transplant, neurosurgical rehabilitation, neuromedicine, geriatrics, traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, oncology rehabilitation, head and neck surgery, glucose management and paediatrics.
In addition to clinical work, the Dietitians also extend their skills and services to the community via public health campaigns, external consultancy and nutrition forums.
SGH Campus Nutrition Promotion Activities
Dietitians are actively involved in promoting healthy food choices to staff, patients, visitors and public. Theme-specific nutrition campaigns are organised to highlight the link between nutrition, health and disease.
Dietitians also reach out to specific groups of the population including the elderly to promote healthy eating.
External Professional Consultancy
Dietitians conduct talks and workshops to external organisations including statutory boards, commercial organisations, schools, etc.
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