Training courses

Sep
4
Tue
Cooking with the Community – How to Cook with Groups @ Maxwell Centre
Sep 4 – Sep 18 all-day

Day 1 – 4 September 2018 – REHIS Food Hygiene

Day 2 – 12 September 2018 – REHIS Food and Health

Day 3 – 18 September 2018 – REHIS How to Cook with Groups

Aim:

To enable participants to increase their confidence in planning and delivering practical food and health cooking workshops and enabling them to become a Fife Food Champion.

To become an accredited Fife Food Champion, participants will need to deliver two cooking workshops within 3 months of attending this training.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • A greater understanding of the importance of food hygiene and food and health
  • Understood the importance of the role of food hygiene and food and health in delivering food workshops and how to appropriately integrate the key messages into their work
  • Understood what makes a good facilitator and what tools are available to support food and health related work
  • Increased their skills and confidence to plan and deliver practical food related workshops
  • An understanding of the importance of monitoring and evaluating.

 Who should attend?

Those with a role or professional interest in developing and delivering practical food/cookery workshops within their own organisations. Some experience of facilitating groups/delivering practical food activities is advisable.

NB: Participants that already hold a current certificate in Food Hygiene (within the last 5 years) are exempt from the Food Hygiene Training element.

Food and Health and Food Hygiene elements are certificated courses through REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland)

Sep
10
Mon
Seated Exercise for the Frail Older Adult @ Lynebank Hospital
Sep 10 – Sep 11 all-day

Aim:

This course will enable participants to conduct a seated exercise programme to a small group of frail older people within a supervised location, e.g. wards, day centres or care homes.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • The ability to identify recommendations for exercise for the frail older adult
  • The ability to recognise the benefits of physical activity and chair based exercise
  • The ability to identify the changes associated with ageing and its related medical conditions
  • The ability to demonstrate a physical activity session with a range of safe and effective exercises.

Participants will be assessed by a 30 question multiple choice paper and demonstrate a physical activity session.

Who should attend?

This course is for health and social care and voluntary sector workers responsible for promoting physical activity with frail older adults.

Oct
3
Wed
REHIS: Eating Well for Older People @ Cameron Hospital
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and appreciation of the importance of good nutrition for older people and how to support them to eat well.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An awareness of the main principles of a balanced diet
  • An understanding of the importance of good nutrition for health and wellbeing
  • An awareness of the nutritional and health needs of older people and understand influences and barriers which affect good food choice
  • An understanding of the causes, signs, symptoms and health risks of malnutrition and dehydration
  • Gained knowledge and confidence to be able to advise and support older people to eat well.

Who should attend?

Anybody working with or supporting older people and their families, including health professionals, AHP’s, voluntary sector staff and anyone working within the care sector.

Oct
31
Wed
Eat Well, Be Active, Feel Good! @ Fife Renewables Innovation Centre
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To enable participants to support adults they work with to adopt healthier lifestyles.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Familiarity with the new guidelines for promoting physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour
  • An understanding of the key messages for healthy eating and physical activity in adults
  • An understanding of the risk factors associated with poor diet and physical inactivity
  • Awareness of the importance of behaviour change in adopting healthier lifestyles
  • Awareness of the sensitive issues surrounding poor diet and inactivity and how to raise them
  • Increased knowledge of available resources and techniques that encourage healthy eating and physical activity
  • Increased confidence to support others to adopt healthier lifestyles through healthy eating and physical activity.

 Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who is in a position to provide adults with the support to improve their lifestyles through healthy eating and physical activity.

Physical Activity and Long Term Conditions: Fife Sports & Leisure Trust (FSLT) Health Programmes @ Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of the importance of physical activity for clients living with a long term condition and of the health classes and programmes available through FSLT that they can be referred to.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of physical activity guidelines and the risks of inactivity
  • Knowledge of the importance of physical activity for clients living with long term conditions
  • Awareness of health and inequality programmes available through FSLT that can support those living with a long term condition to become more active
  • Knowledge of how to refer into these programmes.

For more information on the health programmes available through FSLT, please visit http://www.fifeleisure.org.uk/index.cfm/health-and-wellbeing/

Who should attend?

Those from NHS Fife, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership local authority or voluntary sector who work with clients who have a long term condition and would benefit from being physically active.

Nov
22
Thu
REHIS: An Introduction to Food and Health @ Cameron Hospital
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

The aim of the course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of healthy eating, nutrition and health.

Please Note: This is not Elementary Food Hygiene

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An appreciation of the importance of a healthy diet and its impact on health
  • An understanding of the Eatwell guide and its key messages
  • An appreciation of how to put healthy eating into practice.

 Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in food and health, for example those who require some basic knowledge of healthy eating to support them in the workplace.

NB: This course is not suitable for anyone with a REHIS Elementary Food and Health certificate

Dec
6
Thu
Child Healthy Weight: Raising the Issue and Supporting Children and Young People in Fife @ Cameron Hospital
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

This session will explore the opportunities to support children and young people in Fife where unhealthy weight (overweight) is an issue.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Relevant information to share about the service and the criteria for referral
  • Increased understanding of Child Healthy Weight – BEST in Fife (Be active, Eat well, Stay healthy and Together in Fife)
  • Increased knowledge and skills to support health behaviour change
  • Increased confidence to raise the issue of Child Healthy Weight
  • Information on resources available

Who should attend?

This course is of particular relevance to anyone working with children and young people 2-15 years and their families. Health Professionals, AHP’s, public and voluntary sector staff will have the opportunity to discuss raising the issue of child healthy weight and leave the session with increased understanding and confidence.

Feb
6
Wed
REHIS: An Introduction to Food and Health @ Lynebank Hospital
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

The aim of the course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of healthy eating, nutrition and health.

Please Note: This is not Elementary Food Hygiene

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An appreciation of the importance of a healthy diet and its impact on health
  • An understanding of the Eatwell guide and its key messages
  • An appreciation of how to put healthy eating into practice.

 Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in food and health, for example those who require some basic knowledge of healthy eating to support them in the workplace.

NB: This course is not suitable for anyone with a REHIS Elementary Food and Health certificate

Feb
27
Wed
Physical Activity and Long Term Conditions: Fife Sports and Leisure Trust (FSLT) Health Programmes @ Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of the importance of physical activity for clients living with a long term condition and of the health classes and programmes available through FSLT that they can be referred to.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of physical activity guidelines and the risks of inactivity
  • Knowledge of the importance of physical activity for clients living with long term conditions
  • Awareness of health and inequality programmes available through FSLT that can support those living with a long term condition to become more active
  • Knowledge of how to refer into these programmes.

For more information on the health programmes available through FSLT, please visit http://www.fifeleisure.org.uk/index.cfm/health-and-wellbeing/

Who should attend?

Those from NHS Fife, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership local authority or voluntary sector who work with clients who have a long term condition and would benefit from being physically active.

Mar
6
Wed
REHIS: Eating Well for Older People @ Lynebank Hospital
Mar 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and appreciation of the importance of good nutrition for older people and how to support them to eat well.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An awareness of the main principles of a balanced diet
  • An understanding of the importance of good nutrition for health and wellbeing
  • An awareness of the nutritional and health needs of older people and understand influences and barriers which affect good food choice
  • An understanding of the causes, signs, symptoms and health risks of malnutrition and dehydration
  • Gained knowledge and confidence to be able to advise and support older people to eat well.

Who should attend?

Anybody working with or supporting older people and their families, including health professionals, AHP’s, voluntary sector staff and anyone working within the care sector.