Olivia is an accredited sports dietitian specialising in food and nutrition. Olivia 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 also works closely with athletes of various ages and abilities to devise programs and strategies to achieve their sports nutrition goals. Olivia has experience in:
- Improving one’s training diet to maximise performance and adaptations
- Optimising immune function
- Maximising recovery
- Manipulating body composition
- Preparing for competitions and races
- Travel nutrition
- Health and performance supplementation
- Injury nutrition management.
Olivia has consulted with some of Australia’s elite athletes and sports teams including the Adelaide Football Club, South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) and Australian Track Cycling Team. Olivia currently consults with the following organisations:
- South Australian Institute of Sport (SASI) – cycling, swimming, rowing, diving and athletics
- Volleyroos Beach Volleyball High Performance Program
- Adelaide Thunderbirds.
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. Some health funds may cover a percentage of the cost for dietitian services, however we recommend you check your level of cover with your private health fund to know exactly what 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 a Chronic Disease Management (formerly Enhanced Primary Care or EPC) 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 with chronic or terminal medical conditions (present for six months or longer).
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.
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.