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Inpatient dietitian services

Eating nutritious wholesome food is an important part of your treatment and recovery. Dietitians assist patients who require medical nutrition therapy for the management of chronic or acute illness. Inpatient dietitian services include assessment of:

  • Weight status.
  • Food intake.
  • Past medical history.
  • Labs and medication pertaining to nutrition.
  • Estimated nutritional needs.
  • Dietary recommendations.
  • Parenteral and enteral nutrition needs.
  • Diet education needs for patients and caregivers.

Dietitians also help ensure that your meals at Lake Region Healthcare are prepared according to the diet prescribed by your doctor. Lake Region Healthcare is proud to offer room service dining. With this program, patients order food from the menu anytime during our service hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.