About Diet and Nutrition
Our diet and nutrition awareness course will teach learners how to review what their patients need, including key minerals and nutrients. Training will also cover how to change a patient’s diet to help avoid illness. The trainer will then explain what causes malnutrition and how to feed the elderly.
How long will this course take?
This course is 2 hours long.
Who needs this training?
This course is aimed at those that create meal plans and healthy eating habits for the community; this could be in a care setting, nutritionists, doctors or even social workers.
What are the main points covered?
The course explains the concepts of nutrition and nutrients, and explains as well what malnutrition is and how it can affect the body.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Diet and Nutrition Course Outline
- What is nutrition?
- Fruits and vegetables.
- Nourishing the elderly.
- What is malnutrition and how does it affect the body?
- What causes malnutrition?
- Screening tools.
Diet and Nutrition FAQs
What is a Diet and Nutrition course?
A Diet and Nutrition course is designed to enable those working with others to assist service users in choosing and orally consuming food and drink that is nutritionally suitable for the individual.
Who should attend this course?
This course is recommended for Care workers and professionals who are responsible for overseeing the nutritional requirements of others in their care.
What does the course cover?
The course teaches learners a sound understanding of nutrition and how diets are tailored for specific age ranges. They will learn about factors that lead to malnutrition and look at screening tools to ensure the nutritional requirements of a diet are correct.
How is the course different from the Nutrition awareness course?
This course includes elements that cover nutritional requirements for the elderly and children. It also discusses differences in a diet for those involved in sport.