Nutrition and Hydration

NUTRITION AND HYDRATION

Course Number

SC0218

Validity

3 Years

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

This course is suited to those who are involved in the planning and provision of meals. It provides a solid insight into the basics of good nutrition as well as providing practical guidance for how to put these into practice within a care setting. Attending delegates will also look briefly at food hygiene. The importance of hydration is also considered.

Suitable for:

Care and Education

Care, Education

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Signs of malnutrition
  • Signs of dehydration
  • Eat well plate
  • Labelling
  • How food affects us
  • Menu planning
  • The cost of poor diet
  • Hydration
  • Attitudes to foods & religions
  • Suitable choices
  • Alternative foods
  • Food hygiene & cooking methods
  • Course evaluation

Delivery will be tailored to appropriately suit child or adult settings.