About Us

 

Mission:
Supporting nutrition professionals working in healthcare communities throughout the State of Washington

 

The Washington State Dietetics in Health Care Communities (WA-DHCC) is committed to continuous improvement of quality care
by supporting health care professionals and students through research, education, advocacy, information and professional development.

 
We welcome all dietitians, dietetic technicians, students and other members of the health care professions committed to the nutrition health and safety of individuals living in long-term care and group home facilities, correctional facilities and home health care.

 

 

Membership Benefits

  •           State newsletter
  •           Statewide annual convention
  •           Special projects
  •           CEUs by recognized professions in the field
  •           Program sponsorship at WSDA Annual Meeting
  •           Continuous review of survey procedures and results
  •           Local support groups

Member Practice Settings 

  •           Long Term Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities
  •           Assisted Living Facilities
  •           Boarding Homes and Retirement Facilities
  •           Home Health Care
  •           Hospice
  •           Physician Offices and Clinics
  •           Health Maintenance Organizations
  •           Developmentally Disabled/Physically Disabled Care
  •           Hospitals & Sub Acute Units

 

National DHCC Membership Benefits
DHCC was established as a Dietary Practice Group in 1975 and has nearly 3,800 members.

  •           National newsletter
  •           CEUs by recognized professionals in the field
  •           Access to publications and videos for training
  •           Establishment of Standards of Practice
  •           Access to national email List-Serve for peer support
  •           Ability to influence national nutrition policy
  •           Educational materials via 'members-only' website

National Website:

www.dhccdpg.org