The Registered Dieticians at Futures provide dietary/nutrition services to individuals in a variety of settings, from programs for individuals with developmental disabilities to skilled nursing facilities and hospitals. Services provided may include the coordination of nutrition services, and ensuring that nutritional preferences and needs of specific individuals are identified and addressed.

Our Dieticians may:

  • Complete an initial nutrition evaluation and report
  • Develop a nutrition plan based upon the evaluation, identify nutrition needs, and personal preferences
  • Implement, monitor, and modify the nutrition plan in accordance with individual preferences and established needs
  • Instruct and educate care giving staff regarding the implementation of the nutrition plan
  • Coordinate the nutrition plan with the physician and other team members to ensure the appropriate implementation of the plan
  • Assess and monitor the quality and appropriateness of nutrition and food services provided through assigned sites, according to current, applicable standards

Individuals may be referred to Dieticians at Futures when they experience needs related to:

  • Enteral feeding protocols
  • Nutritional treatment for diabetes
  • Cardiac health
  • Renal health
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux
  • Hypertension
  • Prevention and promotion of wound healing
  • Demonstration of appropriate diet textures
  • Education on food safety and sanitation as well as proper food preparation
  • Basic good nutritional eating habits