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Nutritional Services

Department: Nutritional Services

1900 S. Main Street
Franklinton, Louisiana 70438

Phone: 985-795-4125, 985-795-4126, 985-795-4127
Hours: Everyday, 6am-6pm

Manager: Karen Schilling

About the Department:

Riverside Medical Center Nutritional ServicesDepartment provides meals for inpatients, outpatients, physicians, team members, auxiliary, staff and other guests of the hospital.

Medical Nutritional Therapy is an important part of your care at Riverside Medical Center. Meals served are tasty, as well as attractive. Patients are offered meals for balanced nutrition in accordance with current nutritional guidelines and physician specification. Patients are visited by Nutritional Services Staff for individual food preferences which are honored within diet guidelines.

The cafeteria offers meals daily from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Services Offered:

Nutritional Counseling and Medical Nutrition Therapy –Available with a physician's order.

The fee is $75.00 for a one hour appointment.

Education and meal plans are individualized by a registered Dietitian.

Counseling is done on a one-to-one basis covering such topic/diseases as Diabetes, HTN and Obesity.

Medical Nutritional Therapy is provided through nutritional assessments, recommendations, and education. Outpatient Nutritional Counseling is provided with a physician or health care provider referral. Individual consultation is available for weight loss, weight gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease, and abnormal cholesterol levels.Call (985)795-4257 to schedule an appointment.

Our Mission
The mission of Riverside Medical Center is to provide high quality health care services in a safe, compassionate and cost efficient environment to the residents of Washington Parish and the surrounding area.
Riverside Medical Center
Address:   1900 Main Street
                   Franklinton, Louisiana

Phone:      (985) 839-4431
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