Who is this course for?

  • Healthcare workers in mental health, learning disabilities and eating disorders, for example dietetic support workers, nurses, occupational therapists, healthcare support workers, nursing associates and associate practitioners
  • Anyone who is looking for an introduction to the areas of mental health. learning disabilities and eating disorders.

This course aims to give you an essential overview of nutrition in mental health, learning disabilities and eating disorders to enable you to support your service users' physical health needs.

How long will it take to complete the course?

Learners will work at their own speed but on average, this course will take approximately two and a half hours to complete. This may take longer, depending on how much reference is made to the additional resources.


This module is intended to be used as a resource for those involved in supporting dietetic learners completing practice-based learning.