As the number of NDIS participants in Australia rises, understanding the ins and outs of becoming an NDIS provider has become critical for dietitians. In this podcast, we sit down with Lina Breik, an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and registered NDIS provider. Lina shares what fuels her passion for the NDIS, including its profound impact on her practice and why it’s a game-changer for dietitians. She also walks through the essentials to becoming an NDIS provider and the valuable lessons dietitians can learn from the success of other allied health professionals.
Lina Breik is the Founding Lead Dietitian at Tube Dietitian, a community-based home enteral nutrition service that aims to bridge the gap between hospital and home for people with feeding tubes. She is also currently pursuing a PhD in home tube feeding investigating the experiences and challenges of adults living with a feeding tube. After a decade of clinical nutrition experience across various hospitals in Victoria, Lina has now found her passion which is to improve the quality of life for individuals with feeding tubes through providing personalized nutrition support and education in the comfort of their home. She is a dedicated healthcare professional with a thirst for connecting with dietitian colleagues from all walks of the profession, so don’t forget to connect with her on social media.
In this episode, we discuss:
- How becoming an NDIS provider increases credibility
- The essential steps to set up as an NDIS provider
- Why it’s important to connect with the participant’s care team
- Tips from other allied health professionals
- How to overcome common fears when starting out
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