Who should attend:
Any Carers & Registered Nurses who use care plan & where possible, have had personal input to identify the service users’ nutritional care and fluid needs and how they are to be met.
This course gives delegates information on the simplest way of providing nutritional support, encouraging people to eat the right foods and drinks for their nutritional requirements. Involvement of all members of the care team is critical for safe, quality, person-centred nutritional care.
All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential training.
Communication & documentation of nutritional care
Malnutrition screening (Care Plan)
BMI (Body Mass Index)
Assessment & documentation of residents risk of under-nutrition
The link between result of screening and care/support plan
Facilities and environment conductive to eating and drinking
Effective menu planning
Fortifying your diet
Monitoring / record keeping of food and fluid intake
Correct usage of nutritional supplement
Communication with family
Adapting meals to prevent weight loss -
• Nourishing Drinks
• Nourishing Snacks
For more details on this course or any other training please call 01271 830338 or use our contact form to request a call