Meal planning for vulnerable persons and their dietary requirements. Learn healthy eating with the 5 major food groups, the importance of allergies and food labelling using the Eatwell Plate and Food Triangle.
This online course was designed for the health and social care market, to provide Care & Support Workers with an understanding of Nutritional, Dietary and Hydration Needs, however other roles and individuals will also find the contents useful and informative as a method of raising general awareness of health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Nutrition & Hydration
This resource discusses the key elements to be considered including a detailed understanding of the digestive system, ways to effectively encourage healthy eating, the 5 major food groups. The course also discusses salt intake, water consumption and healthy eating choices which can be made by learning about food labelling, and the differences between the types of information displayed upon them. Finally food allergies and meal planning are also addressed.
Provided by IBIS Training. The effects of malnutrition and poor nourishment, particularly for those in vulnerable groups is discussed, and the course explores potential actions that may be taken, to provide Care & Support Workers with the preparation they need to effectively observe and manage situations where eating and hydration are key factors in the health and wellbeing of the person in their care.