Nutrition and Dementia: Food for Thought

By Dementia Australia

  • Foundational
  • 20 minutes
  • Online Course

Poor nutrition is a major health problem for many older people. For people with dementia, maintaining good nutrition is an extra complexity. In this module we explore the importance of eating well, the impact of dementia and review the standards and recommendations relevant to your practice in the workplace.

Domains:
Physical Wellbeing

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fee-for-service

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
20 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, staff will gain knowledge in:
  • Nutrition and hydration and the impact on a person living with dementia.
  • Accreditation standards and best practice recommendations applicable to the health, community and aged care sectors.
  • Reflecting and improving on your current work practices.