Nutrition in Dementia Training

Our Nutrition in dementia course enables attendees to better understand the impact dementia has on a persons nutritional intake, and offers tips and guidance for those supporting people with dementia.

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About this course

People living with dementia often experience problems with eating and drinking, but there are ways to help manage these. Through this course, we can help you recognise difficulties some people living with dementia may face during different stages of dementia regarding nutrition. We explain how dementia impacts on the senses and how this affects nutritional intake. We offer practical steps, support, and tips on helping a person living with dementia to be able to continue enjoying food and drinks.

What does Nutrition in Dementia Training cover?

  • How dementia affects our senses in relation to food and drinks
  • The importance of mealtimes and what they represent
  • Adapting food and fluid through the stages
  • Eating well in dementia
  • Good practical crockery for people living with dementia
  • How to use the MUST screening tool
  • Practical tips and guides on what to do if you are worried about someone’s food and fluid intake, including advice on how to avoid UTI’s

Who is this course for?

Anyone supporting people living with dementia – elderly care settings, hospitals, health care professionals, health and social care workers. Whatever your role in dementia care our Dementia Awareness Course will give you the knowledge, skills, and confidence in caring for people with
dementia.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Have a thorough understanding of how dementia impacts a persons senses in relation to food and fluid
  • Be able to understand the MUST screening tool
  • How to help people with dementia eat well
  • Understand the importance of good meal times
  • Know where to seek advice if you are worried about someone’s food and fluid intake
  • Understand how fluid and food intake may change through the stages of dementia

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Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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