ACNAS

Presentations – Aged Care

ACNAS Training and Services

Nutrition Education Sessions and Staff In-Services

NAQ Nutrition will visit your facility to conduct nutrition education sessions, workshops and in-services specifically tailored to meet the needs of your facility and your staff. We will provide up to date education information and staff training on a variety of topics in sessions ranging from 45 minutes to full day seminars or workshops. Popular topics include:

Malnutrition and Nutrition Screening

Topics include:

Understanding malnutrition

Screening methods

Strategies to prevent and manage malnutrition

Managing Food and Drink when Swallowing Problems Occur

Topics include:

  • The Australian Standards
  • Understanding dysphagia
  • Achieving optimal nutrition and hydration
  • Successfully thickening fluids

Dementia and Nutrition

Topics include:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Achieving optimal nutrition
  • Finger Foods

Using High Energy – High Protein Supplements

Topics include:

  • Clients/ Patients requiring additional nutrition support
  • High Protein High Energy Diets as first line treatment
  • When and how to use supplement drinks and modules

Nutrition and Wound Care

Topics include:

  • Risk factors for wounds
  • Nutrition in the prevention of wounds
  • Nutrition in the treatment of wounds

Menu Planning

Topics include:

  • Nutrition and the elderly
  • Planning a nutritious menu in line with the Commonwealth Accreditation Standards
  • Catering for special diets

Safe Food Handling

Topics include:

  • Basic food hygiene principles
  • Safe food storage and temperature control
  • Cooling and reheating food and avoiding food contamination

Discounts apply for Aged Care Nutrition Advisory Service Subscribers.

For further information or to discuss your facilities needs, please contact our office.

Office hours: Mon – Fri 9:00 – 4:00 pm
PH: (07) 3257 4393
Email: Loretta Howard[email protected] / [email protected]