Nutrition Awareness

Course duration – 2 Hours

This course can be delivered via zoom or at your premises

Candidates that go through this training will become well versed in nutrition, how food impacts the body and will be able to choose food and drink (to be consumed orally) with that in mind. They will also learn about the dangers of malnutrition and the necessary nutrients and key minerals that our bodies need to have a healthy diet.

At the end of this course your staff will be able to

  • Understand what nutrition means
  • understand the importance of nutrition,
  • Essential nutrients,
  • Signs of and factors leading to and implications of malnutrition,
  • Responsibilities of care staff,
  • How to create an environment conducive to eating,
  • Importance of reporting & recording significant changes in a service users appetite