Training courses

Sep
19
Thu
REHIS: Cooking with the Community – How to Cook with Groups @ Greener Kirkcaldy Community Food Hub
Sep 19 all-day

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. Therefore, it is essential that participants have the support of their line manager prior to booking.

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 (evidence of which is required).

Dates:

September 19th 2019, Greener Kirkcaldy Community Food Hub, Kirkcaldy (REHIS Food Hygiene)

September 26th 2019, Greener Kirkcaldy Community Food Hub, Kirkcaldy (REHIS Food and Health)

October 3rd 2019, Greener Kirkcaldy Community Food Hub, Kirkcaldy (REHIS How to Cook with Groups)

Facilitators:

Lyndsay Clark, Senior Health Promotion Officer – Food & Health, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Vicki Bennett, Health Promotion Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Iain Anderson, Community Food Development Worker, Fife Council

 

**Apply online here**

Oct
3
Thu
Girls and Young Women, Physical Activity and Self Esteem @ CISWO
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To enable participants to support girls and young women, particularly those with low self-confidence and poor self esteem to be less sedentary and more physically active.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Explored what is meant by “self esteem” and identified some of the factors which impact upon it
  • Identified and recognised the links between low mood, low self esteem and physical activity levels in girls and young women
  • Identified ways in which they may be able to support teenage girls to be more active by addressing barriers
  • Recognised their own role in supporting behaviour change in their contact with girls and young women
  • Shared ideas and identified strategies for supporting increased and sustained levels of physical activity.

Who should attend?

Anyone working with girls and young women. This course will enable participants to further engage with young women to build their confidence and self-esteem to access physical activity opportunities, thus improving their physical and mental health.

Facilitators:

Moira Fitzpatrick, Active Schools Co-Ordinator, Fife Council

Fiona Ashton-Jones, Physical Activity Co-Ordinator, Fife Council

 

**Apply online here**

Oct
23
Wed
Seated Exercise for the Frail Older Adult @ Lynebank Hospital, Main Hall
Oct 23 – Oct 24 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.

Cost: £50. This course is accredited by Fife Council and provides 4 credit points at SCQF Level 5.

Facilitators:

Vivienne McNiven, Strength and Balance Instructor, Active Fife, Fife Council

Jamie Mason, Cardiac Rehab Instructor/Exercise Referral Instructor, Fife Sport & Leisure Trust

 

**Apply online here**

Oct
24
Thu
Eat Well, Be Active, Feel Good! @ Fife Renewables Innovation Centre
Oct 24 @ 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
  • 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.

Facilitators:

Lyndsay Clark, Senior Health Promotion Officer – Food & Health, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Vicki Bennett, Health Promotion Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Fiona Ashton-Jones, Physical Activity Co-ordinator, Fife Council

Ann Kerr, Physical Activity Co-ordinator, Fife Council

 

**Apply online here**

Nov
6
Wed
REHIS: Elementary Food and Health @ Dean Park Hotel
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To explore the relationship between food and health, providing participants with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to influence healthier lifestyles within communities.

Please Note: This is not Elementary Food Hygiene

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will have:

  • An appreciation of the value of having a balanced diet
  • An understanding of the function of food in the diet in relation to health
  • An appreciation of the influences of life circumstances on dietary habit e.g. social, cultural and religious.

On successful completion of a short multiple choice assessment participants will receive the REHIS Elementary Food and Health Certificate.

Who should attend?

Healthcare staff, staff in the hospitality industry, leisure industry, education, voluntary sector and community co-operatives and cafes and anyone with an interest in food.

Facilitators:

Lyndsay Clark, Senior Health Promotion Officer – Food & Health, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Vicki Bennett, Health Promotion Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
5
Wed
REHIS: An Introduction to Food and Health @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 3
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

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

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

Facilitators:

Lyndsay Clark, Senior Health Promotion Officer – Food & Health, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Vicki Bennett, Health Promotion Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
4
Wed
REHIS: Eating Well for Older People @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 1
Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 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.

Facilitators:

Lyndsay Clark, Senior Health Promotion Officer – Food & Health, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Vicki Bennett, Health Promotion Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
18
Wed
Volunteer Walk Leader Training @ Lochore Meadows Country Park
Mar 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for them to lead health walks safely and effectively.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of the main benefits of regular walking and the barriers to physical activity
  • An understanding of the recommended amount and type of physical activity for health benefits
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a walk leader
  • A practical understanding of the purpose and components of a health walk
  • The skills to recognise potential hazards on a health walk
  • Experienced a demonstration health walk.

Who should attend?

Voluntary sector, NHS Fife staff, local authority and anyone with an interest in physical activity.

Facilitator:

Vivienne McNiven, Strength and Balance Instructor, Active Fife, Fife Council

 

**Apply online here**