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Diet and Nutrition Awareness

This Diet and Nutrition training course introduces nutrition and looks at the importance of healthy eating in a diet. Healthy eating can reduce the risk of chronic illness and disease including the three leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer and stroke.
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About the Diet and Nutrition Awareness Training Course

Knowledge of diet and nutrition is vital to keeping your patients healthy and happy. People suffering from malnutrition can experience a variety of related health problems and is likely to increase their care needs. When caring for others, you may face mealtime issues.

This Nutrition and Diet Awareness course will teach your staff how to manage mealtime problems safely and effectively to ensure the wellbeing and stability of those you care for. It also covers what malnutrition is and how it affects the body, the importance of healthy eating, and your responsibilities for a balanced diet. Upon successful completion, learners will receive a downloadable and printable Diet and Nutrition certificate.

This online Nutrition and Diet training course is suitable for those who want to better their knowledge of healthy eating and nutrition. It’s an introductory course, so no prior knowledge is required.

Duration Duration Dependent on the delivery method, this online Nutrition and Diet Awareness training takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this Diet and Nutrition training course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.
Certification Certification
On completion of this online course, either download your Diet and Nutrition certificate or access it later online.
Accreditations Accreditations This online Nutrition and Diet training course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


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Diet and Nutrition Awareness Training Course Outline

The aim of this online Diet and Nutrition course is to increase your knowledge of nutrition and the challenges surrounding the subject.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Defining nutrition

  • Variety in diet

  • Nourishing the elderly

  • Malnutrition and its effects

  • Screening tools





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Diet and Nutrition Awareness Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Diet and Nutrition course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • Defining nutrition
    Describe what is meant by the term nutrition
  • Variety in diet
    Understand the importance of fruit and vegetables in the diet
  • Nourishing the elderly
    Understand the challenges around nourishing the elderly
  • Malnutrition and its effects
    Describe malnutrition and how it affects the body
  • Screening tools
    Describe some of the screening tools available
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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve answered the most common questions our training experts often get asked regarding Diet and Nutrition in healthcare. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Why is diet and nutrition important in health and social care?

Diet and nutrition are important in health and social care because good nutrition can help the body to function, support the response to medical treatment, and improve wound healing to reduce infections.

Those who are malnourished can experience higher levels of stress, anxiety, frustration, feelings of failure and that they can’t cope.




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Diet and Nutrition Awareness Training Course Delivery Methods

Our online Nutrition and Diet training course is available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this online Diet and Nutrition training course by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the Nutrition and Diet Awareness training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Diet and Nutrition certificate from the portal.

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