Introduction to Nutritional Care for Older People – Training Opportunity

//Introduction to Nutritional Care for Older People – Training Opportunity

Introduction to Nutritional Care for Older People

The course explores the values of improving nutritional care for older people and will include a range of tools that will support workers in taking a person centred approach.

The course will cover:

  • Why nutrition and hydration is important
  • The nutritional care standards
  • Principles of good nutritional care taken from the Leeds Food Consensus
  • Your role in providing good nutritional care
  • When further support may be required and who can help


There are currently places available on the following dates:

  • 23.1.19
  • 7.2.19
  • 21.2.19
  • 26.2.19
  • 21.3.19
  • 8.8.19
  • 5.9.19
  • 25.9.19
  • 15.10.19
  • 24.10.19
  • 27.11.19

This training is delivered by the Dietetics team at Leeds Community Healthcare.

The courses will run 09.30 – 14.30 and are free. Courses will take place at Enterprise House LS1 2LE

Places are limited – to reserve a place, please contact Rachel Brighton, Advanced Health Improvement Specialist (Older People), directly via email with your name, role/organisation and contact details:

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About the Author:

Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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