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Dietitian Services - Dependable Home Care

Dietician / Nutritionist Services

 

Dependable Home Care can supply nutritionist dieticians that will assess nutritional needs, plan nutritional programs to promote health and control disease, and providing nutrition counseling.

Dietician provieds prepared meal to senior at homeIn additions to planning nutrition programs, our provided dietitians nutritionists can supervise meal preparation by the provided home health aide or homemaker. Nutritional programs prevent and treat illnesses by modifying diet and promoting healthy eating habits. It is common for a dietitians to teach a patient with high blood pressure how to reduce dietary salt when preparing meals, or create a diet reduced in fat and sugar for an overweight patient. Dieticians promote sound eating habits through patient instruction.

Dieticians will confer with doctors and other healthcare professionals to coordinate medical and nutritional needs, and evaluate and report the results. Dietitians may be involved in managing the weight of overweight patients or in the care of diabetic, renal, geriatric, or critically ill patients.

As part of Dependable Home Health Care programs dietician nutritionists

  • Provide instruction on grocery shopping and food preparation
  • Evaluate individual needs, develop nutritional care plans, and instruct individuals and their families on nutritional practices designed to prevent disease and promote health.
  • Advise on diet-related concerns such as weight loss and cholesterol reduction.
  • Providing expertise in sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting, and planning.

Certified Dietetics and Nutritionists are well versed in:

  • Principles of nutrition in health and disease
  • Human nutrition needs throughout the life span
  • Assessment and evaluation of the nutritional status of individuals
  • Nutrient composition of food
  • Det planning, purchasing, preparation, and sanitation
  • Diet modification
  • Counseling, education, and communication
  • Interpretation of nutrition information
  • Human biological sciences, including principles of biochemistry and physiology
  • Social, behavioral and cultural aspects of diet

New York State provides certification of dietician nutritionists by the New York Board of Regents and limits the use of occupational titles to people who meet their requirements; individuals without certification can still practice as a dietitian or nutritionist but without using certain titles.

NY Metro Service Area

Our nurses, aides, therapists, and social workers are caring for patients in all of the boroughs of NY city and the surrounding region including:

  • Manhattan
  • Queens
  • Brooklyn
  • Bronx
  • Staten Island
  • Nassau County

We provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In Home Evaluation

Every patient has different needs and situation. It is important to have a qualified professional help decide the services needed. Take advantage of our no-cost, no-obligation patient needs assessment.

  • We come to you to evaluate the patient's needs in the home setting.
  • We bring all the forms necessary, and handle insurance and medicaid processing.
  • It costs you nothing.
  • Please fill out our pre-assessment form or call

718 499 6066

to shedule a free no obligation appointment in the home

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Multilingual Staff

We have many nurses and aides on staff that are multilingual. We recognize that communication is key to quality health care, so we will be sure to send staff that can communicate with the patient and family and understand all the patients needs. We have staff members that speak: 

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Cantonese (Chinese)
  • Mandarin (Chinese)
  • Creole

Specially Trained Staff

Our staff is trained to provide care patients with special needs such as:

  • Geriatric Care
  • HiV/AIDS
  • Palliative Cancer Care
  • Psychiatric Care
  • Dialysis Care
  • Rehabilitative Care

We Accept These Plans & Programs

We have experience with approval and billing management for all third party pay arrangements. Our payment staff will help organize and expedite the application process, and we'll get caring staff providing service as the approval process progresses. We accept:

  • Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
  • No Fault
  • Disability
  • Managed Care
  • Private Pay