Introduction to Nutrition and Supporting Healthier Choices

 

Introduction to Nutrition

 

and Supporting Healthier

 

Choices

 

Why is this training important?

Good nutrition is a basic requirement for continued health and well- being. Staff require the knowledge and confidence to enable them to support others in making food and drink choices. This course supports Care Certificate Standard 8.

 

Who needs this training/ qualification

Anyone who supports others in making dietary choices or those wishing to gain a better understanding of nutrition and concepts of healthier eating.

 

Learning outcomes 

  • Basic nutrition to maintain health

  • Components of the “Live Well” plate

  • The importance of healthy choices

  • Small changes to promote healthier eating

 

Course Delivery

A 3 hour workshop using presentation, discussion and activities.

 

Assessment

No formal assessment but each learner will complete a knowledge check and receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the session

 

Cost: £50