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Duty of Care and Nutrition

23 January, 2020 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fully funded

Course Description

Learn how to develop strategies to common dilemmas around balancing safety and rights in nutritional care.  Candidates will get a good understanding of the law, and where to apply this in relation to someone with complex needs. A case study approach will be used to consider scenarios where safeguarding protocols may need to be applied.

Mapped to Learning Disability Core Skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how the law relating to mental capacity and human rights may be applied to someone with a learning disability when considering nutritional needs
  • Give examples of how and when you would apply ‘best interests’ around nutrition
  • Identify common dilemmas around duty of care to the individual and the wishes and needs of others related to nutrition
  • Identify case examples where safeguarding protocols have been applied around nutrition
  • Identify systems, processes and practice that safeguards people against malnutrition, dehydration

Requirement & Suitability

This course is suited for any care staff working within Adult Disability Support Organisations.

Learners will be required to complete a workbook and carry out a risk assessment and nutritional planning in the workplace.

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Standard Booking Please note: If the course you are attending is on more than one date, all dates must be attended.Registration is 15 minutes before the start time. Delegates who are more than 30 minutes late will not be admitted into the training and a cost will occur.

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23 January, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Ancillary Staff, Care Staff, Deputy staff, HR staff, Managers, Registered Nurses, Senior staff, Team Leaders, Training Co-ordinators
Service User focus:
Dementia, Learning Disability, Autism
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice