Nutrition Awareness

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What’s covered on the day?

This course is designed to provide learners with an introduction to nutrition and how to support service users to choose meals and assist them to eat and drink. Learners will look at how food and drink affects the body and general health and well-being. It will allow learners to gather ideas about how to make changes to nutrition and hydration to support individuals will illness, as well as how key minerals and vitamins are required to support healing. The course will also give a brief overview of malnutrition and what affects this can have on a person.

Assessment

Learners will complete a knowledge assessment at the end of the course, allowing them to demonstrate their understanding and application of knowledge to practice and practice related scenarios.

Number of Delegates: 15

Duration: Half Day

CPD Hours: 3

Participatory Hours: 3

Learning Outcomes

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  • Understand the role and function of the Food Standards Agency and CQC
  • Define the Eat Well Guide and how it applies to practice
  • List how different food categories affects us as an individual
  • Discuss the principles of MUST Identifying the benefits of using fortified diets and pureed diets
  • Describe the effects of common conditions in older people on diet and how to improve bone and muscle density
  • State techniques to promote an individual’s hydration
  • Recall aspects of cultural influence on nutrition and hydration
  • Discuss allergies and the standards for allergy awareness
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