Healthy eating can reduce the risk of chronic illness and disease including the three leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer and stroke.

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About this course

Knowledge of diet and nutrition is vital to keeping your patients healthy and happy. When caring for others, you may face mealtime issues. Learn how to manage mealtime problems safely and effectively to ensure the wellbeing and stability of those you care for.

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Course Outline

The aim of this course is to greater 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

Learning Outcomes

Describe what is meant by the term nutrition
Understand the importance of fruit and vegetables in the diet
Understand the challenges around nourishing the elderly
Describe malnutrition and how it affects the body
Describe some of the screening tools available

How to Sign Up 

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Select the right online training package via the website, by messaging us or calling.


Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.

Complete Course

Complete the course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.

Become Certified

Great! Now you're certified and can download the certificates from the portal.



Dependent on delivery method, this course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.

Entry & Level

There are no barriers to entry on this course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 


On completion of this course, either download your certificate or access at a later date online. 


This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.