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Paediatric Dietetics

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Feel Better For Life

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What is it?

Paediatric Dietitians provide practical food, diet and nutrition advice for infants and children.  Dietetic and Nutrition advice, and treatment, is often required for children with food allergies and intolerance, anaphylaxis, sensitivity to foods, fussy eating, overeating, ADHD, or children avoiding all or certain types of foods.

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How does it work, to heal you?

Food behaviours or allergies to foods are often stressful for the child, family and their care givers.  Kelli Hale is passionate about making a real difference to children and lessening the impact that food can have on their day to day lives.  When food behaviours are well managed, childhood can still be a safe, secure, fun and memorable part of life.

Tyack Health's aim is for children and their families to enjoy food and a healthy lifestyle, despite often serious food restrictions.

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Why are we different?

We treat each child as a unique individual.  We understand that Infants and Children respond differently to food allergies, challenges, interventions and treatments.   Treatment is most effective when a close relationship to the child (parent/guardian) works with the Paediatric Dietitian so that over time any challenges and changes can be dealt with quickly and effectively.

Tyack Health also houses a team of specialist Paediatric professionals that can assist where recommended.  Including; Paediatric Doctors, Paediatric Psychologists, Paediatric Speech Therapists, and Paediatric Occupational Therapists.

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While you’re with us, you’ll enjoy:


  • A practitioner with in-depth knowledge with infants and children.
  • Helpful advice and treatment options for children with diet and nutrition challenges.
  • Individualised holistic care for your child.
  • A comfortable children's corner.
  • Friendly warm and helpful receptionists.
  • Private billing.
  • Minimal waiting times.
 
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Paediatric Dietetic Services Available:


Our dietitians are qualified to advise you on:

  • Managing food sensitivities, intolerance, food allergies, and more severely; anaphylaxis.
  • Managing fussy, choosy eating and food avoidance.
  • Treating diagnosed nutrient deficiencies.
  • Supporting home tube feeding.
  • Management of weight related issues, feeding disorders and obesity.
  • ADHD/ADD nutrition advice.
  • Managing faltering growth.
  • Irregular bowel movements like consistent constipation or diarrhoea.
  • Managing gastrointestinal disease such as Coeliac Disease
 
 

Kelli Hale

PhD, B.HSc, B.AppSc

Kelli is a published dietetic practitioner-researcher with over 15 year’s practitioner experience in various settings. Kelli is passionate about bringing health, happiness and vitality to children through food as well as keeping up to date and finding the best ways to help your child manage and overcome the difficulty they have with food.

 
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Our Approach


We take an individualised approach that is tailored to you and your child’s needs and challenges:

  • We understand you may be a little overwhelmed and confused with how you can best manage your child’s diet and nutritional needs.
  • Our aim is to alleviate that concern with experienced, understanding and clear guidance.
  • You have come to the right place to regain some control over how your child’s allergies or sensitivities impact your daily family life.
  • You will learn how to better manage your child’s food allergies and food sensitivities as part of your family’s busy schedule.
  • We’ll help your child learn to enjoy food again, rather than see it as the enemy. 
  • We’re experienced, trustworthy, non-judgmental, committed, professional, reliable and above all supportive.
 

Department Hours & Fees


Department Hours 
Mondays 1.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Alternate Fridays/Saturdays

Consultation Fees 
Initial Consultation $110 (40 minutes)
Review Consultation $70 (20 minutes)

Adult Billing for Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Referrals from a GP
Initial Consultation $95 (40 minutes) – Medicare Rebate Available of $52.95 so the net out-of-pocket expense is $42.05
Review Consultation $52.95 (20 minutes) – Medicare Rebate available of $52.95 so the net out-of- pocket expense is $0

Cancellation Policy
We understand that life is unpredictable and you may not always be able to make your scheduled appointment. If you can’t make an appointment, please contact our reception at least 24 hours prior to cancel or arrange for another time.

We Service the wider Brisbane community:
Birkdale, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Cannon Hill, Capalaba, Carina Heights, Carindale, Chandler, Cleveland, Gumdale, Hawthorne, Hemmant, Lota, Lytton, Manly, Morningside, Murarrie, Ormiston, Ransome, Redland Bay, Sheldon, Thornlands, Thorneside, Tingalpa, Victoria Point, Wakerley, Wynnum, Wynnum West.

Missed appointments and appointments cancelled without 24 hours notice may be charged the full consultation fee.
Contact our Reception team on (07) 3249 5333 for further information.