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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About this course

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.

What does this course cover?

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 this 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?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • 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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Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.

We cover the whole of the UK.

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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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