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Nutrition and Hydration - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

Distance Learning , Online learning
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Directly Provided Services (ESCC) / Personal Assistants (Care) / PVI Adults (Private, Voluntary and Independent Care Sector) / Voluntary and Community Sector Staff
target audience
Course Types
Virtual Classroom, Course
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector / Personal Assistants
Health and Safety
Course description

A 2.5 hour training session covering Nutrition and Hydration. 

To get the full benefit of this training, delegates should attend with their own device where possible. This can be a laptop, tablet or a smartphone.

Delegates should print a copy of the attached Workbook before each course so that they can be used during the training.

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Zoom meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.

The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

Training objectives

The aim of this course is to understand the role of nutrition in good health and how that may be promoted and monitored.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course it is anticipated that participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of nutrients in a healthy diet

  • Identify individual nutritional needs

  • List signs of malnutrition and dehydration

  • Explain the use of the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool

  • Suggest how some diets can be improved.

Additional Information
Start Date
Monday 17 January 2022
End Date
Monday 17 January 2022
Closing Date
Sunday 9 January 2022
10:00 - 12:30
Maximum Places
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