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Nutrition (Learning Disability Focus)

14 November - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fully funded

One day

Course Description

This course will help delegates identify clients with a learning disability at nutritional risk and the medication that impacts nutritional status. The course will also cover areas such as principles of a health and balanced diet, menu planning, overcoming barriers to healthy eating, cooking clubs, and nutrition themed activities.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Critique and improve the current menu provision for clients with Learning Disabilities
  • Identify medication that impacts on nutritional status
  • Describe the Eatwell Guide
  • Assess whether clients are having a balanced diet
  • Develop an action plan to promote healthy eating
  • Plan a variety of nutrition themed activities
  • Identify where to obtain relevant information and resources relevant to nutrition and Learning Disabilities

Requirements and Suitability 

This course is suitable for learners working within a adult disability support setting. Delegates are expected to develop an action plan to enhance the nutritional care and safety of clients within their service.

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Disclaimer: Please note that this course is fully funded for Standard, Silver and Gold members only. Associate Members will incur a cost for this training. For more details, please email enquiries@hcpa.info before booking.`

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4 out of 16 available Standard Booking Please note: If the course you are attending is on more than one date, all dates must be attended. Registration is 15 minutes before the start time. Delegates who are more than 30 minutes late will not be admitted into the training and a cost will occur.

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14 November
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses
Service User focus:
Learning Disability
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice