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Manager & Compliance Study Session: Nutrition and Hydration in older people residential and nursing settings – Cohort 01

13 May - 09:00 - 12:30


Course fees: Fully funded – Only available for HCPA Members

Venue: Robertson House | 6 Six Hills Way | Stevenage | SG1 2FQ

This Manager and Compliance Study session focuses on best practice and regulation in relation to nutrition and hydration in residential and nursing home settings for older people

The session is focused on building knowledge and understanding on the day-to-day delivery of nutrition and hydration, and to provide clear guidance on expectation of standards for care teams and how to embed these to ensure quality care is achieved.

Topics will be linked to local guidance/ monitoring and CQC standards and includes presentations from local teams and specialists.

Sessions are focused towards managers, leaders and compliance leads who play a key part in disseminating best practice and oversee governance processes within care settings.

Certificates of attendance will be a great way for managers to evidence CPD to the CQC and local monitoring teams.

Session Breakdown:

Importance of activities of daily living – Enabling people- Active care over passive care.
What and why is malnutrition a challenge? (Reference CQC regulations)
Identifying – Screening MUST- Including challenges such as digital systems
Management- Three levels of risk from pathway’s including roles and responsibilities
Local support and how to access
Importance of health and wellbeing
Roles and responsibilities
Challenges including fluid monitoring, fluid charts, urine charts
Myth Busting, different ways to hydrate?
Supporting Choice – Adjustments based on cultural and dietary needs
Oral Health:
Smiling Matters CQC Guidance
What is the effect on oral health on nutrition and hydration?
Regulation and Monitoring – What is required and how to evidence

Please note: As per our T&C’s, this course carries a fee in the event of non-attendance, non-completion or late cancellation.
Delegates who are late may not be admitted into the training and a cost incurred.
Bookings of more than two delegates per site may be amended to allow access to all member organisations at the discretion of HCPA.

In Person

8 Going
72 remaining


13 May
09:00 - 12:30
Course Categories:
Flexi Care/ Extra care, Nursing Home, Residential Home
Older People
Non-member fee:
Associate Member fee:
ACE Member fee:
HCPA Member fee:
Fully funded