Nutrition and Hydration
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 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.
This Online Nutrition and Hydration course is aimed at all employees or individuals within health and social care settings or those with responsibility for implementing individuals, nutrition and hydration plans.
CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.
Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training around their work and personal life.
Further Progression & Related Courses
Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|Nutrition & Hydration||1||The Course Structure||70|
|Nutrition & Hydration||2||Defining the Terms||70|
|Nutrition & Hydration||3||The Eatwell Plate||70|
|Nutrition & Hydration||4||Hydration||70|
|Nutrition & Hydration||5||Through-life Nutrition||70|
|Nutrition & Hydration||6||Malnutrition and Overnutrition||70|
|Nutrition & Hydration||7||The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’||70|
Recommended System Requirements:
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).