Introduction to Nutrition
and Supporting Healthier
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.
Basic nutrition to maintain health
Components of the “Live Well” plate
The importance of healthy choices
Small changes to promote healthier eating
A 3 hour workshop using presentation, discussion and activities.
No formal assessment but each learner will complete a knowledge check and receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the session