Insurance for Dieticians

While you take care of people’s health, Sparrow Insurance takes care of you!

As a dietitian, you help people with advice on their food intake, considering nutritional content that fits their needs. Whilst most clients would take your advice and enjoy excellent results, some might misinterpret the information or experience unexpected reactions which can escalate to possible legal claims of negligence.

Such a situation makes it vital in your profession to hold a policy to protect yourself.

What kinds of insurance do Dieticians need?

Insurance for professional indemnity / Medical Malpractice and public liability is a must for every worker in the healthcare profession.

Professional Indemnity / Medical Malpractice

Let’s say you did a treatment, and your client complains and sues you for cutting them. You can turn to your professional indemnity / medical malpractice policy that may cover for mistakes on the advice you provide, the cost that comes with a legal battle.

Public Liability Insurance

As a diet, you are liable for any third-party injury or damage arising from conducting your business even in your customer’s home. This can be incidents like slips and falls.

Product Liability Insurance

Part of your work you sell or supply products. Product liability insurance may protect you from any personal injury or damage caused by your goods. If a client makes a claim against you for developing an irritation, product liability insurance may cover the compensation costs.

Other business insurance products for Dieticians

Risks for Dietician and the entire health industry are not only related to practice but to business operations as well. Get covered by other business insurance on top of the above mentioned policies. These policies below are a recommendation only and are subject to a review of your specific requirements

Management Liability

is specifically for private companies and covers claims of wrongful management, employment practices breaches (wrongful dismissal or discrimination actions), crime (theft by employees or third parties), tax audit and statutory fines and penalties.

Business Insurance

This protects your business, covering equipment and property damage from accidents, losses due to theft, fire, glass but not limited to. You may also want to consider Business interruption, for the potential loss of income, under certain sections of the business policy.

Cyber Insurance

If you maintain a website or a digital record of your customers’ personal information, especially online, you are at risk of a data breach. This policy covers you from data theft.

Tax Audit Insurance

Whether you run a small or large business or work as a contractor. This insurance will cover your business for tax auditing by the ATO.

Workers Compensation

Workers’ compensation is vital to help cover costs related to an injured employee during business hours.

Personal Accident and Illness Insurance

This insurance is for every individual who is taking the time to recover from an injury or illness and unable to work.

Why choose Sparrow Insurance

There aren’t many policies dedicated to professionals like you but Sparrow Insurance is here to arrange necessary policies available to you as we make life easier with the following benefits:

Protect your profession and your business.


How much does this insurance cost?

The cost would depend on the level of cover you would get. If you run a business and have staff, you may add more policies. This would also mean additional cost.

Does my insurance cover when conducting home visits?

If you visit someone’s home as part of your business services, you’re still at risk of accidents. Professional indemnity / Medical Malpractice and public and products liability may help cover your home service setup.

Why might I need run-off cover?

If you sell your business or close down or simply retire, you could still encounter claims from when you were still in business. A run-off cover lets you arrange run-off cover for