Eating Well for Older People

FREE – Eating Well for Older People – 26/06/18, 10-1.30, CYP, City Centre

The REHIS Eating Well for Older People is a certificated, non-examined course that aims to provide participants with the knowledge and appreciation of the importance of good nutrition for older people and how to support them to eat well.

The course is non-clinical* and would be suitable for older people, (kinship) carers or anyone working with older people. It is packed with clearly delivered information that aims to cut through all the mixed messages around nutrition.

This course is delivered by one of our team of experienced Association for Nutrition-Registered Nutritionists.

*Please note that this course is a general overview and does not cover nutritional interventions for medical conditions.

Who is it suitable for?

This course is open to everyone and is suitable for older people and anyone working with older people in the community, for example:

Volunteers, lunch club staff, health/social care staff, kinship carers, carers and support staff, community food development workers, home care workers, home helps, Food Train/MealMakers volunteers, friends and family, older people.

Details

The course takes three and half hours and includes activities and discussions. Topics covered are:

  1. Eating for health and well-being

 

  1. Nutritional and health needs of older people

 

  1. Supporting older people to eat well

 

For further information please contact Christopher Mantle at:

cmantle@edinburghcommunityfood.org.uk  0131 467 7326


Event Details


Date:


Venue:
Canongate Youth Project


Address:
Canongate Youth Project
6 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LT


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