LUCAS NUTRITION

Lucas Nutrition
9584 9504
0438557007
9583 7403
Moorabbin, Cheltenham, Bentleigh, Highett, Bayside,Dandenong

Specialising in weight loss support and motivation for your individual needs.

Available for consults at Southland Medical Centre, Mackie Road Clinic, Moorabbin Medical Centre, Parkmore Medical Clinic, Southend Medical Clinic and Aspendale Gardens Medical Clinic.

Eating advice to make you feel great and shape you for life!




Welcome!


Whether you are looking for someone to assist you with a specific diet concern, or need help with achieving balance and understanding of good nutrition, Lucas Nutrition can provide realistic and positive assistance to achieve your goals.

Hicaps facility available at Southland Medical Centre and Aspendale Gardens Medical Clinic for on the spot rebate from Medicare and Health funds.

Home visits for housebound or elderly (minimum fee charged $150.00)
Expert advice and help with special diets and nutritional supplement requirements, such as Sustagen, Ensure and Two Cal.

Now stocking Kapai Puku-the great tasting all natural seed and grain blend. Great for Diabetics and those with fructose intolerance.



Weight Loss Services


Long term weight loss requires both expert knowledge and commitment. I will focus on your specific and individual needs and tailor a plan to best suit you.

Alternative and innovative weight loss approaches used, including low carbohydrate, higher protein methodology where appropriate.

ACCREDITED OPTIFAST PRACTITIONER

I have supported hundreds of clients achieve their weight loss goals and achieve better, healthier and happy lives as a result.


IBS Treatment



IBS Treatment If you are one in seven Australians who has symptoms of IBS, then you’ll understand the distress it can cause…. Gastric bloating; distension; abdominal pain; constipation; diarrhoea; excessive wind; a noisy abdomen; nausea; fatigue……

There are many diet and lifestyle factors that can contribute towards IBS symptoms, Lucas Nutrition is experienced in pinpointing what these contributing factors are and offering positive and practical advice to manage your symptoms.

Trained with Monash clinic FODMAPS to provide experienced advice to manage fructose, lactose and fructan malabsorption.


Individual Consultations


Lucas Nutrition can develop individual eating plans and provide realistic strategies to help you manage your condition. We specialize in:
  • Weight management including advice on the use of weight loss shakes or meal replacement drinks such as Optifast,
  • Gastrointestinal issues,
    • Coeliac disease
    • Iritiable bowel syndrome
  • Digestive Disorders
    • Bloating, Irritable bowel, Gastro-oesophageal reflux, Flatulence, Indigestion, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Nausea
  • Diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance issues
  • Aged Care Nutrition
  • Parkinson's Disease specialist Dietitian


Nursing Home Consultations


To ensure Best Current Practice for residents in your home and to comply with The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing Standards and Guidelines for Residential Aged Care Services, regular visits from an Accredited Practising Dietitian are recommended to assist with achieving accreditation.

Lucas Nutrition can provide:
  • Professional regular or on-call assessments of residents
  • Menu reviews and menu planning
  • Staff education
  • Locum or leave cover for your regular dietitians
  • Nutrition screening or malnutrition risk tool development
  • Food service workshops


Treatment Locations


Aspendale Gardens Medical Centre
8 Springvale Road, Aspendale, 3195.
Ph. 9773 1100, fax:9773 1199

Mackie Road Clinic
82 Mackie Road, East Bentleigh, 3165.
ph. 9579 3866, fax: 9579 2220

Moorabbin Medical Clinic
326 South Road, Hampton East, 3188.
ph. 9555 1000, fax: 9555 1987

Southland Medical Centre
50 Chesterville Road, Cheltenham, 3192.
ph 9584 9504, fax 9583 7403

Parkmore Medical Clinic
323 Cheltenham Road, Keysborough, 3173.
ph 9791 0777

Southend Medical Clinic, 245 Hampton Street,, Hampton, Vic, 3188
Phone: (03) 9598 768 Fax: (03) 9521 9289

Bluff Road Medical Clinic, 326-328 South Road, Sandringham 3191


Fees


Standard consultation (up to 30mins) $ 67.95

Initial Individual Consultation (up to 1hr) $ 130

Review Individual Consultation (0.5hr) $ 67.95

Private Health Fund Rebates

Individual Consultations are rebatable through most private health funds. The rebate will depend on your level of cover, please call your health fund to see what rebate you will be entitled to.

Medicare Rebates

With some chronic conditions, your GP may choose to refer you under a team care plan (TCP). This means your appointment is rebateable through the Medicare Plus initiative. You will need to pay for your consultation up front and take the receipt back to Medicare for your rebate. Currently the rebate is $52.95 for each session.

Department of Veteran's Affairs (DVA)

I am a provider for the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). If you have a Gold card or relevant condition under other card types, you will not have to pay for your visit. If you are DVA eligible, please see your GP for appropriate referral.

Health care and pension card holders

Initial appointments for health care and pension card holders are available at the reduced fee of $80 for a 1 hour consult and $50 for a review appointment.

**All fees are payable on or prior to the day of consultation

Cancellation policy

Failure to attend an arranged appointment is unfair to other patients and your practitioner’s time, so please provide 24 hours notice if you are unable to make a scheduled appointment. Failure to do so will result in the full cost of the scheduled appointment being charged.



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