Our experienced and accredited Dietitian Olivia Warnes specialises in food and nutrition, and is qualified to work in areas that require nutritional assessment and counselling. Olivia has clinical training through university to translate scientific information into practical dietary advice tailored to suit an individual’s lifestyle, goals and needs.
Working with individuals of varying ages (excluding paediatrics), Olivia specialises in the following areas of dietetic practice:
- Weight management – reducing or gaining weight
- Eating disorders
- Sports nutrition.
Olivia is also a qualified sports dietitian working closely with athletes of various ages and abilities to devise programs and strategies to achieve their sports nutrition goals. Olivia can assist with the following:
- Improving overall training diet through maximising energy levels
- Immune function and performance
- Increasing lean muscle mass
- Reducing body fat
- Preparing for competition/races
- Optimising recovery
- Travel nutrition and supplementation.
Olivia has also consulted with some of Australia’s elite athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport and a range of individuals and sporting teams, including the Adelaide Football Club and South Australian Cricket Association (SACA). Olivia currently consults with the following athletes and organisations:
- Australian Track Cycling Program
- South Australian Institute of Sport (SASI) – Cycling, Rowing, Kayak, Diving and Volleyball
- Jessica Trengove (Marathon Runner)
Olivia consults at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. To make an appointment or enquiry, contact 08 8362 8111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also visit Olivia’s nutrition consultant website at livwellnutrition.com.au.
Make an appointment
Olivia consults at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. To make an appointment or enquiry, contact 08 8362 8111 or email email@example.com. A GP referral is not required.
Initial appointments are generally for 45 minutes and a review appointment is approximately 20 minutes.
All patients including private health members, uninsured, workers’ compensation, DVA, third party and public liability patients are welcome at sportsmed. Olivia also treats patients with an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Plan.
What to bring to your appointment
For your appointment with Olivia, please ensure you bring the following with you:
- Medicare card
- Private health insurance card (if applicable)
- DVA card (if applicable).
Day of appointment
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your allocated appointment time. Our staff will provide you with the appropriate paperwork required to be completed before the consultation with your practitioner.
Olivia will conduct a nutritional assessment which involves looking at your:
- Current medical problem or health issue
Past medical history
Weight, height and other body composition measure
Likes and dislikes
Usual food and fluid intake
Shopping and cooking habits
- Physical activity level.
For consultations with Olivia, please bring along your private health insurance card, if applicable, and Medicare card to ensure your claim can be processed at the time of consultation.
All private health funds and patients including uninsured are welcome at sportsmed. sportsmed is also a Bupa Members First Healthcare Provider, ensuring patients with Bupa private health receive exclusive benefits including more money back on claims. Some health funds may rebate you for diet and nutrition services, however we recommend you check your level of cover with your private health fund to know exactly what rebate you are entitled to for each consultation and the gap you may be expected to pay. Any gap payments are expected to be settled on the day of consultation.
You can claim a rebate under the Enhanced Primary Care Program which must be obtained via a GP referral. There is criteria to meet to qualify for the program and it is only available to patients who are suffering with chronic conditions (more than three months).
We provide onsite HICAPS and ask that all accounts are settled on the day of consultation via EFT, Visa Card, Mastercard, AMEX, cheque or cash.
At sportsmed, we understand your time is valuable. All of our practitioners endeavour to run on schedule and your punctual attendance will assist this. Please feel free to ring us 30 minutes prior to your appointment to confirm if your practitioner is running on time. Should you arrive late for your appointment your practitioner will do their best to provide you with your full treatment time, but in rare instances, appointments may need to be rescheduled.
We do ask that you contact us and give at least 24 hours notice should you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment. Regular cancellations or cancellations with less than 24-hour notice may incur a cancellation fee.