What we do

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Public Health Dietitians deliver a range of interactive nutrition training programmes for staff and community workers, accredited by Agored Cymru. The team provides on-going support for the development and delivery of community based initiatives post training, to support population health and wellbeing; specifically targeting the most vulnerable and deprived within our communities.

Courses are designed to equip participants with up-to-date, evidence based nutrition knowledge, skills and resources; enabling them to build confidence in cascading accurate food and health messages to the communities they work with.

Who is it for?

NUTRITION SKILLS FOR LIFE™ programmes are available to a wide range of community workers including health, social care and third sector staff, volunteers and peer educators; enabling them to support healthy eating and prevent malnutrition at a community level.

Each training programme is aimed at individuals working with specific life stages and therefore provides tailored advice to meet the needs of each population group.

If you are planning a community based project which includes food or nutrition, please get in touch as the team are likely we will be able to provide or develop evidence based resources, activities or ideas to support your service.

Can anyone use this service?

If you are unsure as to whether you will be able to access training, please contact the team via the details provided below.

Opening Times

08:30 – 16:30

 

What to expect

Anyone accessing training through Cwm Taf Morgannwg Public Health Dietitians can expect a friendly and professional service which supports and enhances their current practice and service provision. They will receive evidence based nutrition information, advice and support for planning and implementing improvements in their area.

Training is fun, informative and interactive, with the team providing a range of tips, tools, supporting resources and an evaluation framework for the work you deliver with them; outcomes of which are often recognised nationally through the wider network of Public Health Dietitians in Wales.

Working with the Public Health Dietetic team aims to prevent duplication, maximise resources and improve service outcomes and efficiencies. The team often act as a central resource to support essential services delivered by a range of partner agencies, recognised by the NUTRITION SKILLS FOR LIFE™ quality mark.

Contact us

Public Health Dietitians
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Keir Hardie University Health Park
Upper Georgetown Plateau, Off Aberdare Road
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 1BZ

01685 351293
[email protected]

COVID-19

It is a worrying and uncertain time for everyone, so it is important to concentrate on those things we can control, in order to stay safe and well.

People with certain health conditions will be aware of the increased importance to optimise their own health and take certain extra precautions at this time, but we all need to take the time to look after ourselves and our loved ones, physically, mentally and emotionally.

If you are worried about Coronavirus, here are 10 tips that may help

For more information check the Useful Documents section below

Useful links

BDA The Association of UK Dieticians
Agored Cymru
Physical Activity and Nutrition Wales

Recipes

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Public Health Dietitians work with and support a range of community groups and schools to deliver healthy practical cooking sessions.

Cooking is an important life skill and in times of isolation can add structure, fun and learning to your daily routine, as well as help support improved health and wellbeing.

During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to eat a well-balanced diet and remain as well as possible. Here are some useful recipes we use to get the whole family involved in cooking.

Information for Carers/Vulnerable people

During the COVID 19 pandemic the most vulnerable in our families and communities might need more additional support than usual.

As a result we are providing some tips to support those who might be struggling to eat and drink enough to meet their nutritional needs.

This information should not replace a visit to a Health Professional to get an appropriate referral for those you are concerned about.

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Cwm Taf Morgannwg Public Health Dietitians 20/05/2020 7:40 am582.6k

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Early Years 20/05/2020 7:40 am861.3k

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General 20/05/2020 7:40 am760.9k

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NUTRITION SKILLS FOR LIFE 20/05/2020 7:40 am586.8k

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Older Adults 20/05/2020 7:40 am833.3k

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Top Tips for Older Adults 20/05/2020 7:37 am215.8k

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Top Tips for Older Adults 2 20/05/2020 7:37 am100.6k