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Tayla McGaw BN&D(Hons)

Tayla is a compassionate and empathetic member of the Residential Aged Care team.
She is focused on empowering individuals in aged care facilities to achieve optimal nutrition and foster positive mealtime experiences. Tayla is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and a member of Dietitian’s Australia who graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours).

Tayla is passionate about building relationships with both clients and their families to better support their nutrition- related goals. She follows a client- centred care approach, recognising that each individual has diverse nutrition requirements. She strives to implement individualised nutrition care to optimise the ongoing changes that naturally come with ageing to improve quality of life.

Tayla recognises that mealtimes are more than ‘just food on a plate’. She strives to provide support to care staff and food service to ensure clients are able to experience enjoyable mealtimes and a positive, safe dining environment. Tayla promotes the HAES (Health At Every Size) approach and focuses on always utilising evidence- based practice.

In her spare time, Tayla enjoys CrossFit, running, and reading as well as spending time with her friends and family. Tayla is excited to join you on your journey to achieve optimal nutrition.