Nutrition for Older Adults

Nutrition for Older Adults

Included Course: Nutrition for Older Adults

This online e-learning course is worth 8 CIMSPA CPD / 6 REPs CPD points.

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.