DIETETICS & NUTRITION

The Department of Dietetics and Nutrition services at  Kalsekar Hospital Kausa, Mumbra is progressive & fully committed to providing the highest quality nutritional care, leading-edge nutrition practice, food service & education– to patients and staff. The department addresses today’s complex nutrition and health issues found across the country and abroad to enhance the quality of life for people and communities.

End-of-the-line Commitment

Kalsekar Hospital believes that diet plays a major role in the promotion of health and well being of an individual. The Department provides & promotes optimal nutritional care & food services to the hospital, and community in:

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Food service management
  • Research (Case Study) & Education
  • Kalsekar Hospital strives to attain the highest quality of care & service through effective & efficient management of resources, systems & changes
  • Kalsekar Hospital provides & ensure maintenance of a safe work environment
  • Kalsekar Hospital believes that respecting each other is an important part of teamwork and encourages open communication, creativity & participation
  • Kalsekar Hospital is committed to the development of skill & knowledge of all concerned and supports education in the community
  • Kalsekar Hospital encourages the realization of professional & personal goals

Core Areas:

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Education & research
  • Patient services
  • Community programs

Clinical Nutrition:

  • Clinical dieticians are specialists in assessing & addressing the nutritional needs of patients with complex health conditions.
  • The Department of Dietetics & Nutrition offers nutritional assessment and dietary advice to patients who are under the care of Kalsekar Hospital.
  • The aim of the department is to promote health, prevent disease and aid in the management of illness.
  • The team ensures optimum nutrition for all patients undergoing or recovering various treatments. Dietary intervention in people can improve tolerance to various medical procedures in addition to improving quality of life.
  • This facility is available to all patients in OPD and IPD.
  • Clinical Nutritionists assess the nutritional status of patients, calculate individual nutritional requirements & educate families on special & health-promoting diets or nutritional support

Outpatient services:

  • The department of Dietetics & Nutrition provides outpatient nutrition services within the hospital campus
  • Nutrition experts from the department aid the general public with management of specific dietary needs in many different areas, including cardiac care, diabetes & childhood and adult obesity
  • The department also provides nutritional care and advice about lifestyle management often through classes

Inpatient services:

  • Good nutrition is a key component of recovering from surgery or illness
  • The Department of Dietetics & Nutrition provides nutritional care, advice and education to patients while they are in the hospital and even after they are discharged
  • Dieticians work with the medical team providing valuable information regarding appropriate nutrition care to the patients. They also educate patients in nutrient modifications done
  • Nutrition and food service staff with the help of the Doctors and clinical dietician and deliver meals to the bed side

Education and Research (Case Study):

  • The department is dedicated to the education of nutritionist students and dietetic interns.
    Dieticians and Interns collaborate with other health care Professionals in organizing and conducting nutrition research
  • Self directed and inter professional learning opportunities are available through dietetic internship, undergraduate student placements

Patient Food Services:

  • This is one of the most important aspects of food system which includes food service management, nutrition communication and food production

Community Programs:

  • Several partnerships with agencies and organizations have enabled the department to become involved at a community level

Types of Diet offered by us

  • Regular or normal diet
  • Liquid diet
  • Soft diet
  • Salt Restricted diet
  • Cardiac diet
  • Diabetic diet
  • Renal diet
  • Bland diet / Fat Free Diet / Chillie Free Diet
  • Others (As advised by the Clinical Consultant Doctor)

Service Hours

Contact : 8104242551
Location : Kalsekar hospital building, Ground Floor, Kausa , Mumbra

Mr. Humera Punawala

B.Sc Foods & Nutrition PG Dietetics
Timings : Mon to Sat 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Private)

Ms. Sobiya Khan

B.Sc Foods & Nutrition PG Dietetics
Timings : Mon to Sat 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Private)

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