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Nutrition (Learning Disability Focus)

14 November, 2019 - 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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14 November, 2019
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