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Promoting Nutrition and Hydration

Course Description:

This course is essential for anyone working with individuals with care and support needs, particularly clients who may be at risk of malnutrition and/or dehydration. The course looks at what the body needs in terms of nutrition and hydration. Participants will leave feeling confident in supporting individuals and promoting good nutrition and hydration for clients.

Course outline:

  • Define the terms associated with nutrition and hydration
  • Understand what a balanced diet is and how needs may change
  • Identify why older and individuals with care and support needs may be at a higher risk of malnutrition and dehydration
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of malnutrition and dehydration
  • Know how to promote and encourage good nutrition and hydration

Course Duration:

3 hours/ half a day

Assessment: 

The trainer will carry out ongoing assessment. learners will be expected to participate in class activities, group discussions and question and answers.

Certificate:

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Location:

Training can be delivered at locations to suit customers or at one of our training venues.

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