Nutrition and Hydration Training

Key Points:

Nutrition and Hydration Training it’s important that you understand the nutritional requirements of users & consequences of getting it wrong. Start YOUR Nutrition and Hydration Training Here

  • One-on-One tutor led fully online course developed by a qualified professional
  • Accredited by CPD conforming to universally accepted continuing professional development.
  • Once you have successfully completed the course your certificate can be immediately printed for audit and compliance purposes
  • Low Cost Recommended Price £25 plus vat, Our Price £20 plus vat

Nutrition and Hydration Training CPD Approved

If you are part of a team responsible for people’s nutrition and hydration, it’s important that you understand the terms that are being used, the nutritional requirements of the service users and the possible consequences of getting it wrong.

This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.

The Course Structure

Defining the Terms

The Eatwell Plate

Hydration

Through-life Nutrition

Malnutrition and Overnutrition

The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’

Pass Rate Required 70% Start YOUR Nutrition and Hydration Training Here

How can you promote good nutrition and hydration?
With that in mind, here are some ways to promote good nutrition.
  • Serve meals timely in a safe & sanitary manner.
  • Recognize food and meal time preferences.
  • Liberalize diets when possible or desired.
  • Offer tasty food and substitutions.
  • Serve meals with dignity & respect.
  • Have assistive devices available.
What is the relationship between nutrition and hydration?
Nutrition and hydration are the intake of food and fluid to meet dietary and biological needs. Good nutrition is fundamental to the wellbeing.

 

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