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.

 

Learning outcomes

  • 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

3 hours workshop using discussion, presentation and activities

 

Assessment

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

 

Cost: £50