Your Quality of Life Matters

Your Quality of Life Matters

If you or someone you love requires home tube feeding, it’s important to understand how it can affect your overall quality of life. While the primary goal is to ensure you receive adequate nutrition, there are many factors that can influence your wellbeing...
Tube Feeding Equipment

Tube Feeding Equipment

I’ve written this piece from the perspective of a community dietitian that is looking after a patient on home enteral nutrition (i.e., home tube feeding). However, if you are someone with a feeding tube or a carer for someone with a feeding tube, equipment terminology...
Blended Tube Feeding

Blended Tube Feeding

I was recently invited to write an article on blended tube feeding (BTF) for Dietitian Connection’s online magazine, Infuse. I was thrilled. Not only because I am a huge fan of Dietitian Connection, but also because BTF is a real passion of mine. The simplest...
Stoma Site Care

Stoma Site Care

A gastrostomy stoma is a direct hole into the stomach in which the feeding tube is placed through. As dietitians, support carers, family of, or people with a feeding tube, it’s best you know what the daily care of a stoma site actually entails. And I promise...
Money & Home Tube Feeding

Money & Home Tube Feeding

Disclaimer: This blog post is specific to Victoria in Australia, and the information I present here is subject to change at any minute as there are lots of stakeholders at play! Any quotation marks you see throughout this post are statements that have been directly...