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Mrs. Digna Cassens MHA, RDN

Mrs. Digna Cassens MHA, RDN


Diversified Nutrition Management Systems
2669 Ardsheal Dr
La Habra Heights, CALIFORNIA 90631

Specialties
  • Long Term Care, Nursing Home Care
  • Food Allergies
  • Healthy Eating
  • Food Safety
  • Wound Healing
  • Writing for Online and Print
  • General Nutrition, Wellness
  • Kitchen Design
  • Weight Management
  • Dieting
  • Community Nutrition
  • Diabetes, Hypoglycemia
  • Education, Teaching, Training
  • Heart Disease
  • Food Service
  • Cancer/Oncology
  • Recipe Development
  • GI/Digestive Disorders
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home Health Nutrition Care
  • Public Speaking, Lecturing
  • Gerontology
  • Celiac Disease, Gluten-Free Diets
  • Hypertension
  • Menu Planning
Work History

Digna Cassens, MHA, RDN is one of the most sought after Dietitians in the long term care industry, proving time and again her outstanding capabilities in both resolving crisis situations and in developing dietary programs for all sizes of long-term care organizations. Digna Cassens has been in the long-term care industry for over 20 years. Her experience in both middle and senior management for some of the largest long term care chains provided extensive opportunities to perform turnaround situations for nursing homes at risk of losing their license to operate. As a senior executive she was responsible for managing the dietary programs of skilled nursing care facilities. Her experience also encompasses multidisciplinary trainings for dietary managers, nurses, and operations managers covering a wide variety of topics including sanitation, dining programs, food cost, labor efficiency, weight and pressure sore management. Cost effective menu design, and policy / procedure development are some of her specialties. Her hands on approach while conducting hundreds of pre-surveys led to successful results in deficiency free surveys. Digna conducts wellness programs, diabetes management classes and holds private nutrition counseling sessions for individuals and groups. She is a sought after speaker and author

Education

Completed a BS in Foods & Nutrition at Barry University, Miami Fl, a Dietetic Internship at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA, and Master in Healthcare Administration at the University of La Verne, Laverne, CA. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the American Dietetic Association, the founder of Cassens Associates – Diversified Nutrition Management Systems.

Memberships

Academy of Food and Nutrition, California Dietetic Association, DHCC, California Orange District, Consultant Dietitians of California, National Registry of Foodservice Professionals

Payment Methods

cash, check, credit card

Qualifications
  • Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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