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Nutrition and Hydration

Approved by CPD

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.


This course contains 7 modules:

Module 1 -  The Course Structure

Module 2 - Defining the Terms

Module 3 - The Eatwell Plate

Module 4 - Hydration

Module 5 - Through-life Nutrition

Module 6 - Malnutrition and Overnutrition

Module 7 - The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Up to date Website Browser (Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best)

  • Up to date video drivers

  • 1GB Ram

  • 3MBps download Broadband minimum

Course Duration: 65 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account for loading time or thinking time for questions).

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