Knowledge of diet and nutrition is vital to keeping your patients healthy and happy. People suffering from malnutrition can experience a variety of related health problems and is likely to increase their care needs. When caring for others, you may face mealtime issues.
This Nutrition and Diet Awareness course will teach your staff how to manage mealtime problems safely and effectively to ensure the wellbeing and stability of those you care for. It also covers what malnutrition is and how it affects the body, the importance of healthy eating, and your responsibilities for a balanced diet. Upon successful completion, learners will receive a downloadable and printable Diet and Nutrition certificate. This online Nutrition and Diet training course is suitable for those who want to better their knowledge of healthy eating and nutrition. It’s an introductory course, so no prior knowledge is required.
The aim of this online Diet and Nutrition course is to increase your knowledge of nutrition and the challenges surrounding the subject.
The key points covered in this course are:
- Defining nutrition
- Variety in diet
- Nourishing the elderly
- Malnutrition and its effects
- Screening tools