We at Faith take pride in playing an important role in promoting improved health through good nutrition. A variety of services in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics to inpatients, outpatients and the surrounding communities.
Our clinical dieticians conduct comprehensive nutritional assessments for inpatients to identify goals for improving nutritional intake and health. Individualized care plans are designed to meet the patient’s specific medical and lifestyle needs. Patients receive nutrition education as needed. A variety of lectures and programs concerning nutrition wellness and health are provided.
Nutritional counseling, provided by dietitians in a private and confidential setting is available at the hospital.
For nutritional counseling patients can either contact directly or can be referred by a physician.
Patients undergoing radiation and / or chemotherapy can consult a dietician to help optimize their nutritional status. The dietician also assists patients with dietary strategies to minimize side effects that may occur during cancer therapy.
The dieticians at NH are also involved in many community programs. Lectures are offered to women’s & senior citizen groups, school programs, various support groups and local corporations. Dieticians also participate in many community health fairs for various age groups. They are also involved in poster presentation or talks on special occasions like Nutrition Week, Dietetics Day and Children’s Day.
The Food Services staff works very closely with the dieticians to offer nutritionally adequate and satisfying platters. Food Services provide meals and snacks for patients, staff, guests and visitors. The staff takes great care to prepare and expedite the appropriate physician-ordered diet order for patients.
Therapeutic diets for patients
Provide Therapeutic diets for in-patients like Diabetic Diet, Low Salt, High Protein etc according to the patient’s condition, likes and dislikes which help the patients to recover faster.