Diet and Nutrition Awareness Training

The Diet and Nutrition Awareness course is tailored to enable staff in a range of care settings to assist their clientele in appropriately selecting their food and drink and assisting with consumption.

Delegates will come away from our course with a clear understanding of how to assess each client’s individual needs, including the key minerals and nutrients they may require. They will also learn ways to vary their clients’ diets and the impacts of good and bad nutrition on the body and health. In addition, the attendees will learn about malnutrition and how it affects the mind and body.

Course Outline

  • Understanding the need for nutrition
  • Nutrients.
  • The importance of fruit and vegetables
  • Nourishing the elderly.
  • What is malnutrition?
  • The causes of malnutrition and how it affects the mind and body
  • Learning how to identify malnutrition through screening methods.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding and awareness of the course content; we will ensure delegates understand the importance of maintaining all required standards throughout their tasks and that privacy, dignity and respect are kept throughout.

Course Assessment & Certification

The nutrition awareness training course takes around 2 hours and delegates may be expected to engage in several group activities. Our experienced trainers will be on hand to help guide participants through these sessions. The assessment is completed with practical simulated evaluations and on successful completion of the training learners will be issued with a certificate of achievement.

Cost

We price our courses to compete with any equivalent training quote. Please note geographic restrictions may apply.

Important Information

  • The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.
  • Flexible dates: call to book a day that suits you.

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