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Dietitian Services

1to1 Dietitians work collaboratively with team members to support and regulate nutrition for medically and physically compromised individuals.

1to1 has special expertise in dietetics and nutrition management with experience over 20 years. Registered Dietitians work collaboratively with Medical personnel as well 1to1 Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists to make up a team for Swallowing and Feeding. 1to1’s Registered Dietitian (RDs) provide assessments and treatment for people of all ages: infants, children, adults, seniors.

1to1’s Registered Dietitian (RDs) provide assessments and treatment for people of all ages. A dietitian can help with, meal management, diabetes, weight loss, palliative support care, allergies, tube feeding, therapeutic intervention (renal failure, Cardiac disease, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy), dysphagia and transitional feedings.

1to1’s Registered Dietitians can assist with:

  • Meal Management
  • Diabetes
  • Weight loss or Weight Gain
  • Dehydration
  • Failure to thrive
  • Dysphagia
  • Tube Feeding
  • Transitional Feedings
  • Nutrition concerns related to Renal Failure, Cardiac Disease, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, Osteoporosis, Fibromyalgia, Wound Care, Cerebral Palsy, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Allergies, Enzyme or Vitamin Deficiency
  • Dietary Analysis of Nutrition Intake for Health
  • Palliative Support Care
  • Infant and Paediatric Nutrition

1to1 Registered Dietitians consult with Long Term Care Facilities, Retirement Communities, Group Homes, Daycares, Medical Clinics and Community Partners and offer consultations for diet management, food menus, nutrition and therapeutic diet modification for individuals and residents.

Where can I get help from a 1to1 Registered Dietitian?

1to1 offers Dietitian Services in the home and community in York Region and Toronto and at our clinic located in Markham.

Public Funding and private funding options are offered.

  • Therapy for Individuals
  • Consultation & Training with Families & Support Personnel
  • Collaboration Integrated Interdisciplinary Care Teams
  • Service to Facilities & Health Care Teams
  • Consultation for Specialized Menu Planning
  • Staff Replacement

1to1 Therapy Services offers private therapy for clients and families. No referral is needed and visits can take place either at our clinic, in home or in a variety of community settings.

Who are 1to1’s Dietitians?

Our Registered Dietitians have extensive experience in assessments and consultation for nutritional care and complex dietary needs. 1to1’s dietitians are able to provide support in a number of languages to meet the needs of the community.

Due to advances in health care and dietetics, our dietitians are constantly seeking the most recent education and training.

Areas of training and experienced clinical practice include:

  • Diabetes Education
  • Enteral Feeding
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  • Transitional feeding – transition from tube to oral intake
  • Dehydration, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, inadequate fluid intake
  • Gastro-intestinal disorders, malabsorption, GERD
  • Allergy
  • Post-surgical care
  • Nutritional Supplements

What is a Registered Dietitian?

  • 1to1’s Registered Dietitians are health care professional with a Bachelor’s degree with a strong focus in nutritional science. They have additional training and certification with a dietetic internship program and registration examination. The title “Registered Dietitian” identifies a person as a nutrition “expert”. 1to1 Dietitians are all registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. This ensures that RDs meet legal and professional standards for safe, ethical and quality health care.
  • Trained to complete a formal medical and nutritional assessment history. This assessment will cover a variety of areas including family and medical history, oral motor/feeding and swallowing functionality, sensitivities, diet history and intake analysis. The assessment includes eating and seating assessments as part of the feeding and mealtime environment.
  • Trained to develop and deliver evidence-based intervention plans while working in consultation with physicians, family, caregivers and team members.

Why is A Registered Dietitian Important?

  • Optimal nutrition is the foundation for achieving peak performance in all areas including physical strength and endurance, mental alertness and capacity and strong emotional self-esteem & confidence.
  • Specialized diet requirements for individuals or groups
  • Dietary Regulation to optimize health outcomes
  • Early intervention is ideal to ensure that individuals are provided with the key nutrient building blocks to reach their potential for health and development.
  • Good nutrition, healthy food choices, a positive meal environment are fundamental for a lifetime of healthy choices & eating behaviours.
  • Assessment and treatment of weight loss or malnutrition with follow up of concerns (e.g. fluctuations in weight of 5% in 1 month, 7.5% in 3 months or 10% in 6 months)
  • Analysis of food and liquid intake with modification of diet
  • Analysis and monitoring of tube feeding
  • Transitional Feeding Programs

What are the Advantages of Working with a Registered Dietitian?

  • Comprehensive and individualized nutritional assessment and plan.
  • Development of individualized Therapeutic Diets, monitoring nutrition balance
  • Individualized nutrition education to promote appropriate and balanced food choices for snacks and meals through evidence-based research and Canada’s Food Guide for Healthy Eating.
  • An enhanced awareness, increased efficacy and confidence in making nutritious food choices.
  • Support for individuals and families as a whole, towards a healthy relationship with food.