FoodCare Training

Welcome to FoodCare® Training. This series of online training modules is designed to help you learn more about the nutrition challenges your residents may face and how you can provide them with the best possible care.

The training begins with a few introductory courses, followed by more advanced topic-specific modules. Our latest module is always at the top of this page and is updated quarterly. We hope you enjoy our learning centre.

*NEW* Introduction to Sarcopenia (Advanced)

In this training you will learn about Sarcopenia - the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength usually as a result of ageing. You will learn to recognise the symptoms and their impact on elderly adults. On completion of this training you will also know how to screen for Sarcopenia and understand treatment options for elderly adults.

Introductory Training

These short and sharp introductory coursed will teach you about the basics of nutrition, malnutrition, eating difficulties as well as The Pure Food Co.

Advanced Training

The advanced training modules dive deep into a specific topic. They will give you an in-depth understanding of topics such as hydration, immunity and more.

FoodCare Introductory Training

The Nutrition Challenge

In this FoodCare Introductory Training, you will learn about the nutrition challenges many of your residents face, risks associated with malnutrition and how you can provide the best care for your residents.

Introduction to Dysphagia

Learn more about Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) and how you can help residents with this condition to have a safe and enjoyable dining experience.

Introduction to Pure Foods

Learn more about The Pure Food Co, what makes our food special, how to mould our food and how to order, store and prepare it.

Run Offline Training Sessions with your Team

We know some carers would prefer to run offline training session with their teams. Therefore, we are making a special packaged version of our introductory courses available for offline use.

To get access to this offline version of the training, please contact our customer service team on 0800 178 733 or info@thepurefoodco.com

FoodCare Advanced Training

Immunity & Nutrition Training

Become an immunity expert. Complete our new FoodCare Immunity & Nutrition training to learn about what immunity is, how ageing impacts immunity, the role diet plays, micronutrients required for the immune system, and the role of probiotics, sugar and herbal supplements as well as food safety and menu planning.

Hydration Training

In this Training module, you will learn everything you need to know about hydration including why it is so important, especially for older people, how you can make sure the people in your care stay hydrated and healthy, how to identify signs of dehydration and what to do about it and much more.

Advanced Nutrition Care Training

In this training, you will learn about screening and care plan development, food and fluid fortification, problems with eating and swallowing and mealtime assistance. All of this will help you provide better care for the people you look after.

Plate Presentation in Aged Care

In this training you will learn about presenting food in ways that result in a better dining experience for your residents and, ultimately, helps them eat more.

*NEW* Introduction to Sarcopenia (Advanced)

In this training you will learn about Sarcopenia - the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength usually as a result of ageing. You will learn to recognise the symptoms and their impact on elderly adults. On completion of this training you will also know how to screen for Sarcopenia and understand treatment options for elderly adults.

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