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A Guide to Nutrition and Health in Older People

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Online training covering nutrition, food types and exercise for older people.

A Guide to Nutrition and Health in Older People

A Guide to Nutrition and Health in Older People

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Subtitles: English

Duration: 45 mins

Retakes: Unlimited


Overview

This course provides a general understanding of the nutritional requirements of older people. It covers nutrition, food types, choice and variety and exercise.


Candidates will undertake an online multiple-choice assessment and will receive a certificate if successful (any certificates from an official awarding body are sent to you via email).

Course Syllabus

  • Needs for a Well-Balanced Diet

    This first chapter provides an introduction to the course and then goes on to discuss what an older person generally needs to ensure that they have a well-balanced and nutritionally satisfactory diet.


  • Components of a Diet

    This chapter covers things like fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals, and fluids, illustrating what they are, and where they can be found.


  • Appetite and Exercise

    This final chapter shows how to make meals more appealing and appetising for older people. It then goes on to discuss the benefits of gentle exercise on health and appetite.


Obtaining your certificate

You will need to pass a multiple-choice exam at the end of the course in order to gain your accreditation. Once passed, we will send your official certificate by email.

A Guide to Nutrition and Health in Older People

Online training covering nutrition, food types and exercise for older people.

£29.75

+VAT

Buy now
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