Non Accredited Courses & CPD

1 Day Awareness Course for Care & Catering Staff in Nutrition, Hydration & Dysphagia including IDDSI Framework Review and Compliance

A practical introduction course for both care and catering personnel involved in the preparation or administration of therapeutic diets within care settings. The elementary principles and practical considerations of diets for dysphagia (textured modified diets), transition to new IDDSI framework, Type II diabetes, coeliac disease, IBS and screening for malnutrition (MUST) tool are covered.

Special considerations in dementia such as patient centred care to meet relevant HEAT targets, finger foods and high energy dense meals and the latest development in healthy eating, diet and disease and current recommendations are discussed.  We review the IDDSI framework (April 2019), the evidence statements, testing methods and preparing your establishment for implementation. We make it easy to understand for staff. Also covered is the promotion of good hydration in line with Care Quality Commission (England), Care Inspectorate (Scotland) and the Regulation Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA), Northern Ireland.

 

1 Day Food & Nutrient Standards Update for Schools & Early Years Catering Professionals  

Throughout the UK school caterers in the public sector have to adhere to set food standards. In Scotland there are additionally nutrient standards which are legal requirements. Our dietetic team have extensive experience of working within the school sector and can deliver specific, tailored training for school catering staff to help implement these standards. Ideal for newer members of staff or as a refresher course. Personnel within the early years setting would benefit from this training.