Join us for this 10 module program, in which Australia’s leading nutritionists to the Aged Care industry will walk you through best practices for managing the nutritional care of your residents.
This first module will provide you with an understanding of the nutrition needs of older people.
In this module, we'll discuss and review various nutrition guidelines and the Best Practice Guidelines for Nutrition in Aged Care.
This module describes a tool that you can use to identify key factors that can lead to malnutrition in people with cognitive impairment.
Older people are at high risk of weight loss and malnutrition. We explore the reasons why and discuss practical ways that you can improve intake.
Have you implemented IDDSI standards in your care home? In this module you'll learn more about the (relatively) new IDDSI standards.
Learn the differences between diabetes management for younger people or for well older people vs the needs of a frail older person in a care home.
Learn how to identify when weight control may be warranted and when to refer to an Accredited Practising Dietitian for advice.
The commonest allergies will be discussed in this module. You'll learn how to safely manage food allergies, and identify alternative foods to maximise choice and maintain nutrition.
This module will outline how to confidently identify gluten-free alternatives when catering for someone with coeliac disease and how to ensure that you can safely manage the gluten-free environment in your care home.
In this module we summarise all of the concepts that we have discussed so far and relate them to the relevant standards. Each standard and how it relates to nutrition care will be discussed in turn.
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