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Nutrition for Older Adults

Gain Specialist Knowledge to Help Older Adults with our CPD Accreditation. This is an online e-learning course that is accredited by CIMSPA.

Train with Future Fit, together with all the support and industry expertise you need to help your fitness career take flight. Invest in your own training and enhance your knowledge on Nutrition for Older Adults.

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Course Overview

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. The specialist knowledge of this key demographic is essential for all nutrition advisers.

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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 increasing the lifespan of your clients.

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Nutrition for Older Adults Course

E-learning

The Nutrition for the Older Elderly is an interactive e-learning course. We recommend you work through the course more than once. This can be studied completely online from the comfort of your own home.

Content

Help make general nutritional recommendations for the elderly population and apply healthy eating principles to enable older adults to live a full, active life, preserving independence.

Assessment

An online exam at the end of the course to test your understanding.

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Why study this nutrition for older adults course?

Studying this course will provide you with the knowledge and expertise you need to work with the ageing population closely on what they are eating and the foods they consume. This will help you provide valuable advice on how older age adults can maintain a healthy and balanced diet that meets their needs.

Having knowledge about the ageing population is a great USP that can be recognised by many in helping older adults to have a better understanding of the meals they need to lead a good and healthy life.

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Job Opportunities

Once you have completed this Nutrition for older adults course, you can use this to build on your current skill set in several different areas.

  • Improve Personal Trainer offering in gyms or health clubs
  • Specialise as a Nutrition Advisor in working with older adults
  • Enhance your knowledge as nursing home staff in nutrition

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