Effective Fluids and Nutrition


Effective Fluids and Nutrition


Why is this training important?

Effective nutrition and fluid intake is a basic requirement for continued health. Staff require the knowledge and confidence to enable them to ensure these requirements are met.

This course supports Care Certificate Standard 8


Who needs this training/qualification?

Staff from any Adult Health and Social Care environment



No formal assessment. Learners will complete a learning check and receive an attendance certificate at the end of the session.


Learning Outcomes/course content

  • Components of the “Live Well” plate

  • The importance of fluids and nutrition

  • Promotion of good nutrition and hydration

  • The importance of hydration

  • Signs and symptoms of malnourishment and dehydration


Course Delivery

This half day workshop comprises of a 3 hour session delivered by presentation, discussion and group activities. It is adjusted depending on the experience and involvement of the attendees to ensure it is engaging and relevant for all.


Cost: £50 + VAT


Course Dates: