Activities of Daily Living: Hydration and Nutrition
Recognise the importance of good hydration and nutrition for older people and identify approaches to encourage health eating and drinking.
After viewing this course, participants should be able to:
- Explain what is adequate nutrition and hydration for the older person & why it is so important
- Discuss why the older person may become malnourished and dehydrated
- Explain how to assess for adequate nutrition and hydration
- Describe practical tips for care workers to support an older person with their hydration & nutrition
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for Direct Care Workers, Coordinators, Case Managers.