Nutrition and Hydration
If you are part of a team responsible for people’s nutrition and hydration, it’s important that you
understand the terms that are being used, the nutritional requirements of the service users and the
possible consequences of getting it wrong.
This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration
in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the
reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify
people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|Nutrition and Hydration||1||The Course Structure||70|
|Nutrition and Hydration||2||Defining the Terms||70|
|Nutrition and Hydration||3||The Eatwell Plate||70|
|Nutrition and Hydration||4||Hydration||70|
|Nutrition and Hydration||5||Through-life Nutrition||70|
|Nutrition and Hydration||6||Malnutrition and Overnutrition||70|
|Nutrition and Hydration||7||The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’||70|
Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Duration: 65 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).