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Giving Dietary and Weight Management Advice for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

The course will provide an introduction into facilitating maximum effectiveness in weight management, aspiring clients to change and sustaining motivation to continue lifestyle improvement.


"Good content - excellent teaching skills of trainer"


Past course delegate, April 2015

Course Content

National statistics

Psychological and physiological influences on obesity

Factors influencing lifestyle change

Obesity linked conditions

Calculating basal metabolic rate

Food groups and meal planning

Medications for weight loss and surgical interventions

Maintaining motivation

Maintaining weight loss

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To understand contributing factors linked with obesity
  • How to raise the subject of weight management with clients and eliciting motivation to change
  • Discuss lifestyle, food groups and identify individual needs
  • Calculate basal metabolic rate (BMR)
  • Planning meals around BMR which will facilitate weight loss
  • Understand pharmacological and surgical methods for treating obesity
  • Sustaining weight loss and client motivation

Course Attended By

Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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