40% of people admitted into care are malnourished or dehydrated (Age UK 2011). This is appalling but not irreversible in many cases we can prevent malnutrition and dehydration.
This three-hour course helps staff prevent malnutrition and dehydration by focusing on the basics recognition and action in an interesting and accessible way.
Nutrition and Hydration
Introduction / Refresher
Nurses and Carers
To enable staff to promote good nutrition and hydration of clients.
Up to 15 students
- Defining dehydration
- Signs of dehydration
- Preventing dehydration
- Defining malnutrition
- Signs of malnutrition
- Body Mass Index graph
- Causes of malnutrition
- Preventing malnutrition
- Assisted dining
- Multidisciplinary support
- Food charts
- Knowledge test
Lecture, group discussion, case studies
and practical exercises.
Students are assessed on the basis of
their performance of the exercises and
in the summative test at the end.
- Care Standards Act 2000
- Health & Social Care Act 2008
- National Occupational Standards 2009
- CQC Essential Standards 2010
- GSCC Standards 2010
- Common Induction Standards 2011
- Levels 2 & 3 Diplomas in Health &
Social Care 2011
- Attendance forms
- Knowledge tests
- Feedback forms
- Reinforcement exercises
(for use after the delivery of training)
Dependent on your training needs.
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Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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