Dietcare Mackay

Dietcare logo

Our dietitians are Accredited Practicing Dietitians (APD) who work hard to achieve and maintain the APD status. As a part of this program our dietitians participate in regular professional development to maintain a high level of skill. These skills are utilised daily in the wide variety of work that is required from individual consultations to hospital and aged care consultancy. At Dietcare we are passionate about nutrition and will advocate strongly for improved nutrition in all situations.

Monique Dunkley, APD

B H Sc (Nutr & Diet)

Monique has 21 years’ experience as a dietitian and is the owner of Dietcare. She has experience in paediatric nutrition, bariatrics, maternal health, food intolerance and chronic disease prevention. Monique and the dietitians have been helping NDIS participants achieve their goals since NDIS started in Mackay in July 2016. Having 4 children she fully understands how busy life can get when preparing a quick but healthy meal for the whole family. Monique is a facilitator for the My Health for Life program: a healthy lifestyle program for those at risk of chronic disease. She enjoys working with children and families to help improve their nutrition. Monique believes that good nutrition makes a significant impact on your physical and mental health and can influence the way you feel on a day to day basis. To book and appointment with Monique please see the booking online tab or phone 07 4957 8540.

Monique Dunkley, APD

Josie Jamieson-Bews, APD

B Diet

Josie has completed her Bachelor of Dietetics on the Sunshine Coast and is passionate about helping her clients reach their goals. She has a special interest in bariatric nutrition, chronic disease management, low FODMAP Diet for IBS, and weight loss. She has completed her training to be a facilitator for the My Health for Life program, which aims to support individuals to improve their health behaviours and prevent development of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and stroke. Josie understands that there is no “one size fits all” approach to nutrition advice and works with clients to find strategies that are realistic and sustainable for their lifestyle. She perceives healthy eating as a multifaceted issue and, within her scope, provides strategies to improve clients’ nutrition related mental health as well as physical health.

Kelsey Silburn, APD

B Nutr & Diet

Kelsey has completed her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics Honours at Queensland University of Technology. Last year Kelsey completed research in heart and nutritional outcomes and has an interest in chronic diseases especially heart disease, bariatric surgery, and weight loss. Kelsey understands that food and nutrition is a holistic approach and nutrition is more than what we eat. She uses evidenced based practises to support recommendations and helps reach a balanced lifestyle through nutrition and food. She loves being a part of the community and looks forward to being a facilitator for the My Health for Life program.