Fluids and Nutrition




Good nutrition is critical to overall health and well-being and this is something within health and social care we need to be very aware of. This title will help you cover the outcomes for the Care Certificate (Standard 8).

Learning Outcomes:

  • Causes of poor nutrition
  • Importance of understanding a balanced diet
  • Essential nutrients
  • The ‘eatwell’ plate
  • Dehydration
  • Encouraging fluid intake
  • Importance of food safety measures
  • Monitoring eating and drinking