Nutrition Training for Direct Care Staff


Investing in your staff will benefit your clients, your company and your caregivers.

Clients

Elders and their families will enjoy exceptional care and increased satisfaction.

Company

Your company will have peace of mind knowing that staff is skilled to provide safe and nutritious meals to your clients.

Caregivers

Caregivers feel more qualified to perform their job and valued by their employers leading to loyalty and increased retention.

 

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Cooking Class Topics

Basic Cooking Skills

Build a strong foundation with Basic Cooking Skills. Caregivers learn fundamental kitchen skills and knowledge. Online lessons use how-to video, interactions and knowledge checks to engage learners.

Topics include:

  • Keeping kitchens safe and clean                                      
  • Protecting elders from foodborne illness
  • Nutrition's role in health and well-being
  • Planning meals and grocery shopping
  • Seasoning food while reducing salt
  • Setting the table and food presentation
  • Brewing coffee and tea
  • Cooking vegetables, fruit, grains and protein foods
 

 Chronic Conditions

Accommodate elders' special dietary needs in Cooking for Chronic Conditions.  Caregivers learn about special nutritional considerations, planning meals and cooking and serving food to meet daily calorie needs.

Topics include:

  • Managing common food allergies in elders
  • Food preparation considerations for Celiac disease
  • Diabetic meal planning and Carb Choices
  • Providing safe and nutritionally adequate meals for those with Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Foods' impact on high blood pressure and heart failure
  • Creating heart healthy meals
  • Nutritional guidelines and mealtime provisions for COPD

Choose Online Learning or online learning and hands-on cooking with Hybrid Training.

Contact Us for More Information

Call 765-405-8010 or complete the short form to Request a Demo or Learn More today.

 

Create a Staff of Professional Caregivers

Offering career development opportunities will motivate, engage and improve job satisfaction within your organization's staff.

 

Promote your Organizations Commitment to Making Mealtime Great with Staff Certification.

Staff who successfully complete courses are recognized for their achievements by Caregivers Kitchen.  Organizations are encouraged to promote staff's kitchen skills by proudly displaying Culinary Skills for Caregivers Certifications on marketing and promotional products. Contact a sales representative for more information.

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Master level certified caregivers successfully complete Hybrid Training for topics in Basic Cooking and Chronic Conditions.

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Expert level certified caregivers successfully complete topics within Cooking for Chronic Conditions Online Learning.

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Associate level certified caregivers successfully complete topics within Basic Cooking Skills Online Learning.

 

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