Online Courses

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.

Course Overview

  • Duration

    65 mins
  • Approved by

  • Number of lessons

  • Cost


Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Nutrition and Hydration1The Course Structure70
Nutrition and Hydration2 Defining the Terms70
Nutrition and Hydration3 The Eatwell Plate70
Nutrition and Hydration4 Hydration70
Nutrition and Hydration5 Through-life Nutrition70
Nutrition and Hydration6 Malnutrition and Overnutrition70
Nutrition and Hydration7 The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’70