This module relates nutritional needs of older adults to their physiological changes. Students will be equipped with hands-on skills to apply the meal planning principles in planning nutritionally adequate meals for elderly. This course will help students to understand the role of nutrition in preventing and managing geriatric conditions such frailty and sarcopenia.
Modes of Assessment
Coursework with no examinations. Assessments may consist of a range of components, such as tests, quizzes, assignments, participation, peer evaluation and other appropriate methods.
Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of Specialist Diploma in Gerontology (Nutrition for Ageing Well)