Nutrition and Hydration - Online Training Course - CPDUK Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: eLearning

Nutrition and Hydration - E-Learning Course - Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited.

Nutrition and Hydration - Online Training Courses - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Nutrition and Hydration training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

Food, fluid and nutrition are fundamental to health and wellbeing, and therefore essential to quality and safety in health and social care. What we eat is vital to our health and well-being and how we look, feel and function. People must have a diet that is nutritious and safe to eat. Food safety is, therefore, essential, especially when preparing and handling food for others.

This online Nutrition and Hydration training course was developed to improve the awareness of the importance of diet and nutrition, as well as basic food safety and hygiene aspects.

Course content

This online Nutrition and Hydration training course covers the following:

  • Unit 1 - Introduction
  • Unit 2 - Food safety legislation
  • Unit 3 - Vulnerable people
  • Unit 4 - Nutrition and hydration for wellbeing
  • Unit 5 - Work in a person-centred way
  • Unit 6 - Offering additional support
  • Summary.

Who is the course for?

The primary audience of this online Nutrition and Hydration training course is Healthcare Support Workers or Adult Social Care Workers.

This Nutrition and Hydration training e-learning course is also suitable for those giving support to clinical roles in the NHS and other healthcare settings where there is any direct contact with patients. It is also suitable for those giving support in community settings, as well as for other social care roles, such as caring volunteers, porters, cooks and drivers with direct contact with patients/service users.

    Course aims

    The aims of this online Nutrition and Hydration training course are to:

    • Appreciate the importance of nutritious food on a person’s health and wellbeing.
    • Understand the processes of properly preparing and handling food.
    • Realise the effects of contaminated food on the health of individuals.
    • Value offering support to the vulnerable on food safety.

    Learning objectives

    On completion of this online Nutrition and Hydration training course, the learner will be able to:

    • Outline the importance of food safety, including hygiene.
    • Understand the importance of diligence in food preparation.
    • Explain the importance of good nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing.
    • List the different signs and symptoms of poor nutrition and hydration.
    • Explain how to promote adequate nutrition and hydration.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this online Nutrition and Hydration training course, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe the importance of food safety, including hygiene, in the preparation and handling of food.
    • Explain the importance of proper nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing.
    • List the different signs and symptoms of poor nutrition and hydration.
    • Support and encourage individuals to drink according to their plan of care.
    • Ensure any nutritional products are within reach for those who have restrictions on their movement/mobility.
    • Support and encourage individuals to eat according to their plan of care.
    • Know how to report any concerns to the relevant person.
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