Early childhood & OSHC in South Australia

Nutrition Australia can support early childhood and out of school hours care (OSHC) services in South Australia meet the healthy eating requirements of the National Quality Standard.

Element 2.2.1: “Healthy eating is promoted and food and drinks provided by the service are nutritious and appropriate for each child.”

We offer training, menu assessments, and tailored support.

By working with Nutrition Australia you can receive support to:

  • provide nutritious foods and drinks and plan healthy menus
  • cater for food allergies and intolerances
  • overcome challenges, like time and budgeting
  • promote healthy eating to children
  • create a healthy eating environment.

Our experienced dietitians and nutritionists will help you promote healthy eating in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines. Our services also complement Get Up & Grow and the former Start Right Eat Right program.

 

Training


 

Healthy eating and menu planning

Learn to plan healthy menus that support children’s nutrition requirements. You'll learn about menu planning guidelines, healthy food and drink ideas, simple recipe swaps and how to promote healthy food to children.

Long day care
Out of school hours care
 

Catering for allergies and intolerances in childcare

Learn to accomodate common allergies and intolerances in your menus, identify allergens, ingredients to avoid and suitable recipe swaps.

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Fussy eating in childcare

Gain the skills and knolwedge to deal with food refusal at mealtimes. You’ll learn to identify common causes of fussy eating, gain simple strategies to overcome it, and explore the role of educators in supporting healthy eating habits.

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Promoting healthy eating through learning and play - NEW!

Learn fun and interactive ways to engage children with nutrition in this hands-on workshop. You’ll also gain a clearer understanding of the educator's role in promoting healthy eating, and develop the skills and confidence to do it!

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Parents workshop

Promote healthy eating at home by hosting an educational workshops for parents.

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Menu assessments

We can review your long day care or out of school hours care menu to help you provide healthy foods and drinks that meet the nutrition needs of children in your care.

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Tailored services

Nutrition Australia can also provide tailored group workshops or presentations to suit your early childhood or OSHC service.

Topics include developing healthy eating policies, promoting healthy eating to children, working with families and packing a healthy lunch box.

Send us an email or call 1300 515 523 to discuss how we can support healthy eating in your service.