Gain the skills and moral imagination necessary to deliver first class care in the 21st century

Gain the skills and moral imagination necessary to deliver first class care in the 21st century

Malnutrition

Malnutrition

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify what are the elements of a well balanced diet.
  • Be aware of the risk factors, cost, and consequences of malnutrition on the person.
  • Know how to assess and screen for potential malnutrition on the person using nutritional screening tools such as ‘MUST’ (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool).
  • Understand the importance of creating a person centred environment which supports the person to make choices and encourages eating and drinking.
  • Be aware of the importance of appropriate preparation and presentation of food and drink.
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the care worker in monitoring eating and drinking in the person.
  • Identify types of diets specific dietary requirements need for nutritional supplements.

Please have a note pad or supervision folder to hand for note making during this module.

Course Details

Pass Requirement:
70%

Resubmission Requirement:
50%

Accreditation Currency:
12 Months

Average Pass Rate:
96.11%


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