The Nutrition Awareness course is designed to provide candidates with an introduction to Nutrition awareness and how best to enable service users to choose and consume food and drink. Participants will be how people’s nutritional need will depend on their health but also the effect of food on the body and general heath.
In the course the participants will also learn how to make changes to supplement illness and how to identify the key minerals and nutrients required by the body. Candidates will gain an understanding about malnutrition and the implications of malnutrition on the individual.
Outline of Programme
- What does nutrition mean?
- Fruit and Vegetables
- Nutrition and the Elderly
- What are the implications of Malnutrition?
- Factors leading to Malnutrition
The course is delivered in 2 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.