Raising the issue of malnutrition

Section: Health and Social Care Integration Membership Location: Scotland wide Date of event: 30/09/2021 at 9.15am - 12.30pm

Eat Well Age Well are offering free virtual training to increase practitioners' knowledge and confidence around malnutrition.

Eat Well Age Well offers free virtual ‘Raising the Issue of Malnutrition’ training which aims to increase practitioners’ knowledge and confidence around identifying and supporting older people at home in the community who are at risk or are suffering from malnutrition. The training is aimed at those who work with or care for older adults living in their own homes.

This training incorporates information on:

  • Common signs and symptoms of malnutrition.
  • Guidance around supporting individuals using Food First advice.
  • Utilising simple tools such as armbands and the Patient Association Nutrition Checklist to identify at risk individuals.
  • Gaining awareness of promoting good nutrition and hydration in older adults.

Their next training session takes place on Thursday 30 September.

Register for the training (this link will take you away from our website).

Event details

Time:9.15am - 12.30pm
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