Nutrition and Hydration

£25.00

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.

Description

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 Nutrition and Hydration 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.

Course Contents

  • The Course Structure
  • Defining the Terms
  • The Eatwell Plate
  • Hydration
  • Through-life Nutrition
  • Malnutrition and Overnutrition
  • 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+)

Duration: 65 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is roun

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