Introduction to Eating Well in Healthcare Programme, BRAKES
Free online training programme for caterers
Level 3

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Newly launched free and unique online training programme designed to meet the complex demands of those working within the care home catering sector.  Convenient and easy to follow, the online programme is a first for the industry and offers time-pressured caterers flexible access to learning at home or work. 

Caterers who complete the course will obtain a vital understanding of how to prepare healthy, nutritious and appetising food to support the individual dietary requirements of people in long-term healthcare. This can include everything from maintaining a balanced diet, to avoiding malnutrition, dysphagia, diabetes or dementia. Care homes will also be able to use the certification within staff personnel files to demonstrate due diligence for Care Quality Commission audits.

N.B. Course listing information is provided by the training provider.

AfN Certified Courses provide a useful insight into the field of nutrition for those working in health and social care jobs that incorporate an aspect of nutrition, or for individuals who are looking for a short course before deciding on whether to pursue the further studies required to become a registered nutritionist. AfN certification is a quality mark, as these courses have been assessed as meeting the competencies required, as set out in our Nutrition Competence Model for Health & Social Care. 

Please Note: Completion of this AfN Certified Course does not make an individual a AfN/UKVRN certified nutritionist/ nutrition assistant/ nutrition advisor/weight specialist/ diet advisor or other such title nor eligible for UKVRN registration as either a Registered Associate Nutritionist or Registered Nutritionist. Please click here for details of AfN Accredited Degree Programmes from which graduates are eligible for direct entry to the UKVRN as a Registered Associate Nutritionist.

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