This course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable students to support older adults to have healthy diets.


If students are completing this course as part of a diploma, they should complete the Nutrition and Weight Management course before starting this course.

This course can be completed as a standalone course if a student wishes to study for their own interest or if they currently work with older adults in some capacity (such as a care home) and want specialist knowledge of this topic.

For REPs members wanting to claim CPD points the prerequisites are L3 Nutrition qualification and Older Adult


The course is assessed by an online exam. Students will need to answer a series of questions to demonstrate their understanding of the lesson content. The exam is timed and students will need to achieve 70% in order to pass. Students are allowed a maximum of 3 attempts to pass the exam

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