Nutrition and Hydration

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.

Nutrition and Hydration

Who is this course for?

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.

Course Modules 

The Course structure
Defining the Terms
The Eatwell Plate
Hydration
Through-life Nutrition
Malnutrition and Over nutrition
The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’

Recommended System Requirements

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Overview

Price UK (EX VAT)

Duration

£20.00

65 minutes

Nutrition and Hydration