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Nutrition for people with disability - online

What you'll learn

  • Discover nutrition's impact on disability well-being.
  • Recognise factors contributing to nutrition risks.
  • Address common nutritional deficiencies and consequences.


  • Promote tailored, balanced diets for disability individuals.
  • Understand dietitians' responsibilities in disability nutrition.

Essential for:

Health professionals in disability 
Direct Support Workers and other staff who work in group homes, residential facilities, supported employment, and day programs.
Family and friends caring for loved ones
NDIS Practise Standards tags: Provision of Supports Environment
Mealtime Management 
Appropriate services: Specialised Accommodation including Respite, Group or Shared Living, Aged Care Residential, Transitional and Emergency Housing Settings
In-Home Support, Individualised Support
Community Engagement Programs including group activities, day programs, and community access
Supported Employment
Family, friends, and carers  
Allied Health Professionals
Duration: 45 minutes
Suggested refresher schedule: Every 24-months 
Cost: $38.50 including GST (*see below for group rates)

Why choose this course?

This course is designed for disability support practitioners and health professionals in disability to develop knowledge about nutrition risks faced by people with disability and when to refer to or seek advice from a dietitian or other professionals. 

What content does the course cover?

This course covers the requirements under WHS Regulation 2011 and includes:

  • Learn how nutrition affects the health and well-being of people with disabilities, including their specific nutritional needs and challenges.
  • Understand the factors that contribute to nutrition risks for people with disabilities, such as physical limitations and medication interactions. They will also learn about common nutritional deficiencies and the impact of inadequate nutrition. 
  • Learn to promote a balanced and nutritious diet tailored to the needs and abilities of individuals with disabilities. 
  • Gain an understanding of the responsibilities of a dietitian in providing nutrition care for individuals with disabilities

Course completion requires: 

Successful completion of the compulsory quizzes included throughout the learning.


Once successfully completed, learners will be issued with a digital certificate of completion 

Flexible learning access: 

Our learning materials are accessible through two options: directly on our Learner Management system (LMS) or by using our SCORMs, which can be hosted on your organisation's own LMS.  

For groups:  

We offer our course through a license agreement designed for large groups. This is a cost-effective option, especially when multiple courses are bought together. If you choose to pay for multiple years upfront, you will also get extra discounts.

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