Food Hygiene for Health and Social Care

Food Hygiene for Health and Social Care

The purpose of this course is to give individuals working in Health and Social Care an understanding of food hygiene.


On completion of this course, the learner should be able to: Understand the importance of food safety requirements; Maintain hygiene when handling food and drink; Meet safety requirements when preparing food and drink for individuals; Meet safety requirements when clearing away food and drink; Store food and drink safely; Understand how to access additional advice or support about food safety

Learning Aims & Outcome

Upon completion of this course, you will have a good understanding of:

  • Food Safety Regulations
  • The Food Standards Agency
  • Food Hygiene Ratings
  • Food Safety Inspections
  • National Care Standards
  • Care Inspectorate
  • Food Poisoning
  • Causes of Food Poisoning
  • How Bacteria Grows
  • Risk of Food Poisoning
  • Listeria
  • Preventing the Growth of Bacteria
  • Bacteria and Warmth
  • Common Reasons for Food Poisoning
  • Spreading Bacteria – Biological Hazards
  • Bacteria Carrying Animals
  • Bacteria Carrying Insects
  • Handling Food and Drink
  • A Balanced Diet
  • Food Hygiene Tips
  • Cleaning
  • Personal Protective Clothing
  • Worktops and Utensils
  • Personal Hygiene
  • The Risks For Pete
  • Encouragement to Eat
  • Food Allergens
  • Symptoms of Food Allergies

Course Value

Developed by Professionals

This course is CPD Certified

CPD Certified

Course Assesment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don’t pass don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Course Fee

£ 25

This course is:
  • 100% Online
  • CPD Certified
  • Accessible on Mobile devices
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