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Nutrition & Hydration
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.
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Nutrition and Hydration

Three hours

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
- Workbooks
- Knowledge tests
- Feedback forms
- Certificates
- Posters
- Reinforcement exercises
  (for use after the delivery of training) 


Dependent on your training needs.
Call 020 3115 1039 for a quote
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
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