Nutrition Study Day

This study day is aimed at anyone who has a role in looking after people with Learning Disabilities, from carers to families and healthcare professionals. 

Start date and time

Tuesday 12 June 2018 9:00 AM

to Tuesday 12 June 2018 4:00 PM

Event cost


This study day will include an overview of nutrition, how we can use food as medicine and how we can support the people we work with to have healthier lives, given the increased prevalence rates of chronic disease in the Learning Disability population group.

The day will be delivered by the Field Lead of the Undergraduate Learning Disability Nurse Programme (a qualified Nutritional Therapist), and two other Nutritional Therapists.

Overview of content:

• Ill health in the Learning Disability population
• Busting the myths
• The healing powers of food 
• Meal Planning (including recipes to take away)

Tea/ coffee/ lunch provided. Please inform us of any dietary requirements.

No parking available at our Sighthill Campus, however we have good transport links by bus or
by tram. 

For further information contact: Mhari Henderson-Laidlaw at

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