Nutritional Health for the Elderly

EQF Level 4

Personal and Professional Development for Elderly Carers

Nutritional Health for the Elderly

TBC 2022
Module Type
AED 220
ECTS Credits
Personal and Professional Development for Elderly Carers

Module Description

This module aims to acquaint you with a balanced account of current issues in nutrition which impinge upon diet, health and disease. It will provide you with an understanding of topical issues in nutritional sciences that have made major advancements over the last decade, including the areas of diet and cognition and nutrition in disease prevention.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply must be in possession of at least one of the following:


  • a pass in English Language and Mathematics;


  • an MQF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (‘O’ Level or equivalent).

Target Audience

This course is targeted at:

  • candidates seeking a career and a formal qualification in elderly care;
  • candidates who wish to progress in their studies along the Further and Higher Education route, whilst broadening their chances of advancing in their own career path.

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.


Module Intake Dates

TBC 2022
AED 220

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Certificate in Elderly Care as presented in this brochure costs $2,200.*

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.**

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.

** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.


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