Our Eating Disorders course enables attendees to identify signs and symptoms and understand why individuals develop eating disorders, and highlights the treatments available.
About this course
Nutrition and diet is all about providing the proper nourishment of nutrients to your body allowing for proper growth and development. People in care can often experience various problems with eating and drinking. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is vital to maintain physical and mental wellbeing. This 3 hour Health and Nutrition Course raises understanding of diet, nutrition and fluids and explores good practice methods of promoting it within the health and social care setting.
What does Health and Nutrition Course cover?
This half day course explores the implications of healthy and unhealthy diets and nutrition. It teaches delegates how to identify the main macro and micro nutrients necessary for a healthy diet, and create a meal plan to reflect a healthy and balanced diet. Delegates will discuss the importance of hydration as well as the signs of dehydration, and be able to recognise the signs of healthy and unhealthy eating and drinking issues within their work environment or care setting.
Who is our Health and Nutrition Course for?
This course is suitable for social or health care workers, and any business working within the care sector looking to encourage, promote and introduce beneficial dietary and nutritional practices to their staff and service users.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Define the terms, “nutrition” and “diet”
- List the implications of unhealthy diets
- Identify the main macro and micro nutrients necessary for a healthy diet
- Create a meal that reflects a balanced diet
- Understand and use food labels
- Understand the MUST assessment tool
- Recognise the importance of hydration and signs of dehydration
- Overcome eating and drinking issues within the setting
Frequently asked questions
For low to medium risk settings Module 2 provides personal safety strategies, non-restrictive physical skills including responsive interventions to manage big emotions and breakaway training for those who experience hazardous behaviour that poses a physical risk to staff or service user. Staff need training in personal safety, breakaway or separation techniques but should not be required to use manual restraint. (this is the maximum level for lone workers)
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