The role and importance of nutrition is an important responsibility of direct care providers serving both children and adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities, and aging adults including those with Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders.

The Nutrition and Meal Planning class provides participants the opportunity to learn the elements of:

  • Basic nutrition
  • Menu planning
  • Food safety
  • Special dietary needs and diets
  • Menu and shopping tips

Competency will be demonstrated through the development of a comprehensive menu planning activity.

4  hour class / $50


To maintain quality standards, participants must demonstrate an acceptable level of competency to receive credit for the class. Our trainers measure this through observation, class participation, and examination. There are no refunds for participants who fail to meet required competency standards.

Olivete is not responsible for injuries incurred during training. Some classes, including Prevention and Support and CPR/First Aid involve physical techniques that require students to be in good health and capable of some strenuous activity. Prevention and Support is not recommended for individuals with certain physical conditions which may include, but not limited to knee injuries, back injuries, pregnancy, vertebrae fusion, spinal cord injuries or inability to use any body part normally. Class members participate at their own risk, but our trainers may also remove class members if they are uncomfortable with the perceived risk of injury.