Tackling Malnutrition in Older people Living at Home in Scotland

Raising the Issue of Malnutrition

Overview

Our 'Raising the Issue of Malnutrition' training aims to increase practitioners' knowledge and confidence around identifying and supporting older people at home in the community who are at risk, or are suffering from malnutrition. This training incorporates information on:

  • Common signs and symptoms of malnutrition.
  • Guidance around supporting individuals using Food First advice.
  • Utilising simple tools such as armbands to identify at risk individuals.
  • Support in evaluating work/projects around older people and food.

This training is open to Small Ideas, Big Impact grant holders and applicants, NHS, Local Authority, Carers, Volunteers, Voluntary Sector staff and other interested individuals who work to support older people.

View our Training Brief in full here.

Order our 'Raising the Issue of Malnutrition Toolkit' here.

*This training has been adapted from Age UK Salford, Nutrition and Hydration programme.

Training Schedule

Glenrothes - 21st August | Fife Voluntary Action 10 am - 12 pm

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Galashiels - 24th September | Langlee Community Centre 10 am - 12 pm

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Glasgow - 10th October | Finns Place 10 am - 12 pm

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Stirling - 12th November | Cowan Centre 10 am - 12 pm

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