This hybrid competency based Micro-credential is designed to introduce learners to the importance of varying health conditions and how these impacts adequate nutrition intake in the aging population. You will explore the various diets such as regular, liquid, therapeutic and texture modified diets to support residents with varying health conditions. You will learn about how to help residents in the dining area to encourage nutrition and feeding intake. Lastly, you will explore some of the common concerns among the aging population regarding feeding and nutrition.


The required text for this course can be found by going to, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scroll to Support Clients with Eating Using Adaptive Aids.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.

Host Course Code: LAM-PSWMR0150
Host Course Name: Support Clients with Eating Using Adaptive Aids


Important Information: A component of this course is a mandatory in-person lab on Saturday December 3, 2022 and Sunday December 4, 2022 from 8 am - 5 pm both days. Further information will be provided in your course shell once the course begins.

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