Nutrition for Older Adults
Gain Specialist Knowledge to Help Older Adults with our CPD Accreditation
This online e-learning course is accredited by CIMSPA.
In this course, you will learn about the specific nutrient requirements of older adults. As the proportion of adults over 65 continues to grow, more and more of your clients will fall into this category. Specialist knowledge of this key demographic is essential for all nutrition advisers.
Malnutrition is a surprisingly common problem in older adults and this course will teach how to screen for it using MUST (malnutrition universal screening tool) as well as how to prevent and manage it. You will also learn about an optimal diet for preventing disease and increase the lifespan of your clients.
This course is suitable for those who work with older adults in any capacity, whether as a nutrition adviser, personal trainer or in a care home setting.
Help make general nutritional recommendations for the elderly population and apply health eating principles to enable older adults to live a full, active life, preserving independence.
Malnutrition costs more than £7.3 billion every year, and over half of these costs are on people over the age of 65. Learn about the impact malnutrition can have on older people's health, and how to prevent it.
Learn about the importance of adequate nutrition to decrease the onset of chronic diseases and to help maintain functional independence.
Eating healthy can help extend your life and improve your health. Learn about the anti-ageing secrets that can help with a longer, healthier life.
You can attend this course online from the comfort of your own home.
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If you are completing this course as part of your qualification, we recommend that you complete our Nutrition and Weight Management course before starting this course.
However, we recommend reading our nutrition blog posts prior to starting the course. There are loads of useful material to help cement your understanding of nutrition! Read them here:
An interactive e-learning course. We recommend you work though the course more than once. There is a demonstration of the course available (look for the "Course Demo" tab).
An online exam at the end of the course to test your understanding.
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Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses will be dependent on the courses you have purchased. Please refer back to your enrollment forms and terms and conditions to see the deadlines.
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Future Fit training programme was very straight forward, but I felt I was missing out by not having any hands-on experience with an actual coach/tutor. A lot of my marks were lower than they could have been due to not fully understanding the subject or item as well as I should, but not having a quick reference point available to verify anything was a drawback.
Mick Jowett 27 04 2019
I signed up for the Total Immersion with Future Fit and so far have completed my Level 2 & 3 as well as many CPD courses, I just have some Level 4 courses left. Upon reflection of my training so far, I'm not sure that online learning is the best way to go as you don't get the hands-on experience that you really need to build confidence and I did feel a bot lost when I first started working in the industry. However, having said that I have always been very impressed with Future Fit prompt and reliable customer service.
Ruby Parsons 12 03 2019
The Pilates Matwork course was detailed, practical and challenging. The course content was delivered in a variety of ways i.e. online learning and face-to-face suiting learning styles. Scott and his team were very helpful at the end of the phone/online. I was lucky enough to walk straight into a Pilates teaching job as soon as I qualified. Thank-you FutureFit!
Anne-Marie 12 03 2019
Sports Nutritionist, Author & Fat Loss Coach
Scott specialises in fat loss, muscle gain and nutrition for sports performance. He likes to challenge and encourage his clients to surpass their physical and mental boundaries by using effective, scientifically-proven nutritional strategies to help them achieve their goals. He was attracted to Future Fit Training as he has heard many positive reviews about the company and believed it would be a welcome addition to his current qualification portfolio. At the moment, Scott is involved in a wide range of fitness and nutrition projects and there are several exciting things on the horizon.
I love my job. I enjoy meeting with new clients and I am always excited when I am presented with an opportunity to help clients achieve their goals. The sense of satisfaction is unrivalled when you hear of clients successes.