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Free CPD Event - Good Nutrition for Older Adults

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Newbury Racecourse

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FREE British Dietetic Association Endorsed CPD Training for Healthcare Professionals

Free 2 hour CPD endorsed nutrition training

Wiltshire Farm Foods has over 25 years experience in delivering delicious dishes to individuals all over the UK. In that time we have built up a wealth of experience in the field of good nutrition for older adults which we are keen to share with healthcare professionals.

We are pleased to now offer free 2 hour CPD training events for healthcare professions written by Wiltshire Farm Foods registered dietitian Helen Willis, endorsed by the British Dietetic Association and delivered by a Registered Dietitian Sue Baic on the subject of Good Nutrition for Older Adults in the community.

What does the course cover?

In a fast paced and thorough 2 hour morning training session Registered Dietitan Sue Baic MSc RD RNutr will give a greater understanding of the subject of good nutrition for older adults in the community.

By attending the CPD session participants will:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of some of the key nutritional issues in older adults
  • Identify the main risk factors that might lead to poor diet in older adults
  • Appreciate why it's important to address nutrition issues in older adults
  • Takeaway practical suggestions they can put into practice with older patients
  • Identify existing resources which may be helpful
  • Have a chance to ask questions and discuss aspects of diet and nutrition in older adults
  • Taste and see foods available for older adults

The course is focussed on older adults living in the community and is delivered in an engaging and interactive way through a combination of lecture style teaching and practical activities.

Have lunch on us

As the course finishes at lunchtime we hope you will stay and enjoy a delicious lunch on us. This is also a great opportunity to network with fellow local healthcare professionals.

Who is this course for?

This course is exclusively open to health and social care professionals and is free to attend.

This course has been designed for the wider multi-disciplinary team responsible for the care of older patients in the community and is open to the following healthcare professional groups:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech & Language Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Members of the hospital discharge team
  • Social Workers
  • Domiciliary Care Workers

Please note: Whilst focused on nutrition this course has not been designed for dietitians.

What does it cost?

The course is free of charge to healthcare professionals.

Why should I attend?

  • To learn more about the impact of good nutrition on your older patients wellbeing
  • To earn 2 hours of CPD time endorsed by the British Dietetic Association
  • To meet and network with fellow healthcare professionals

Your training provider

Sue Baic MSc RD RNutr, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist

Sue's Experience

  • NHS acute + community
  • Dietitian for older adults
  • Joint post with social services
  • Advisor on standards of community meals
  • Specialist Advisor for CQC - care homes


Travel Information

Registration is at 10:00 –10:30am in the foyer on the 1st floor which can be accessed via the stairs or the lift. Tea and coffee will be available during registration.

The meeting will take place in the Fred Wintour Suite which is located on the 1st floor of the Berkshire Stand. Newbury Racecourse is easily accessible by rail or road. For directions please visit the website at http://events.newburyracecourse.co.uk/how-to-find-us/.

Newbury Racecourse is easily accessible by rail or road. For directions please visit the website at http://events.newburyracecourse.co.uk/how-to-find-us/.


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