Obesity in Adults eLearning course

Being overweight is not just an appearance issue. It is a medical concern due to the serious affects it can have on a person’s health. People with obesity have an increased risk for many serious diseases and health conditions.

In this course, we look at how obesity is defined. We explore the challenges around obesity and its impact. We also look at the things that can be done to support a person to prevent and reverse unhealthy weight gain.

  • What is obesity?
  • How prevalent is obesity?
  • Why do people become overweight?
  • Other causes of obesity
  • The impact of obesity
  • Supporting individuals with weight problems
  • Person-centred conversations about weight
  • Supporting behaviour change
  • Treatment and resources
This course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about Adult Obesity. Whilst it provides focus for people working in social care, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people.We offer our courses for your LMS as SCORM files. Depending on the scope of what you need there may be a charge for this. Please connect to discuss it with us.
This course will take 30 Minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Obesity in Adults eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Obesity in Adults course

By the end of the training you will:

  • Define what is meant by the term obesity
  • Explain the causes and contributing factors of obesity and why individuals become overweight or obese
  • Outline the impact of obesity on society
  • Identify the physical, psychological and social consequences of obesity
  • List the day-to-day challenges someone who is obese may experience
  • Describe what you can do to support individuals to prevent and reverse unhealthy weight gain

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I found some of the questions very interesting, covered topics that have never been discussed before in training. They made me think and question myself, excellent course.

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