Training: Special diets in aged care food service

In this hands-on workshop, aged care food service staff and/or managers will learn about many commonly used special diets in the aged care setting, and explore their role is in providing special diets to clients.

Suggested for: food service staff and/or managers working in aged care.

You will learn:
  • the role of special diets in client care
  • the role and responsibilities of food service staff in providing special diets to clients
  • overview of common special diets, including:
    • high energy  / high protein
    • diabetic
    • low salt
    • kosher and Halal
    • texture modified*
  • where to access further information

This workshop will also help your centre work towards Standard 2.10 of the Accreditation Standards for residential aged care, as outlined in the Quality of Care Principles 2014.

Workshops are facilitated by an Accredited Practising Dietitian or Registered Nutritionist from Nutrition Australia. All materials will be provided on the day and you will receive a certificate of completion at the end.

You can attend a scheduled session (below) or host a workshop at your location. Call 03 8341 5800 or email us to enquire about hosting.


3 hours (includes a 15 min break)


Early bird: $165 (+ booking fee)
Regular: $245 (+ booking fee)

Upcoming sessions

There are currently no scheduled sessions. Check back here or subscribe to our mailiing list to stay updated.

*Please note: For more detailed information about texture modified meals see our other workshop Understanding and preparing texture modified meals.



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