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Malnutrition

 Course aim

How to recognise a client may be under nourished. The relevant preventative action to maintain dietry requirements.

Learning outcomes

  • To provide an overview of good nutrition and hydration.
  • Identify the elements of a balanced diet.
  • Identify the causes and consequences of malnutrition and dehydration.
  • Be able to identify and assess the potential of malnutrition using the Malnutrition Universal Screen Tool (MUST).
  • Be aware of the ways to prevent or treat malnutrition / dehydration.
  • Know when to refer to specialist support – G.P. etc.

Course content

  • Signs and symptoms of malnutrition.
  • Risk factors.
  • Screening tool for malnutrition.
  • Improving diet.
  • Eating / feeding challenges.

Course time

Face-to-face: 3 Hours

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