Nutrition and Fluids

A 3 hour awareness course focused on the understanding of diet, nutrition and fluids, and exploring methods of promoting health and good practice within the health and social care setting.

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    Nutrition and Fluids Overview:

    Nutrition and diet is all about providing the proper nourishment of nutrients to your body allowing for proper growth and development. People in care can often experience various problems with eating and drinking. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is vital to maintain physical and mental wellbeing. This 3 hour awareness course raises understanding of diet, nutrition and fluids and explores good practice methods of promoting it within the health and social care setting.

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    The course is delivered over 3 hours

    Our group training is offered for 15 attendees per trainer

    This training is available to be delivered in a environment.

    What is covered:

    This half day course explores the implications of healthy and unhealthy diets relating to nutrition and fluid intake.  It teaches delegates how to identify the main macro and micro nutrients necessary for a healthy diet, and create a meal plan to reflect a healthy and balanced diet.  Delegates will discuss the importance of hydration as well as the signs of dehydration, and be able to recognise the signs of healthy and unhealthy eating and drinking issues within their home/work environment or care setting.

    Who is the course for?

    This course is suitable for social or health care workers, and any business working within the care sector looking to encourage, promote and introduce beneficial dietary and nutritional practices to their staff and service users.  It is also beneficial training for anyone to improve their own knowledge on the basics of good health and nutritional practice.

    What will you achieve?

    • Define the terms, “nutrition” and “diet”
    • List the implications of unhealthy diets
    • Identify the main macro and micro nutrients necessary for a healthy diet
    • Create a meal that reflects a balanced diet
    • Understand and use food labels
    • Understand the MUST assessment tool
    • Recognise the importance of hydration and signs of dehydration
    • Overcome eating and drinking issues within the setting

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