Nutrition and Dementia – Cohort 3
2 July - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This course is suitable for all levels of staff who are working in older people care services within residential, nursing or homecare environments.
During this course the nutritional impact of dementia from the early to late stages of the condition will be explored. Case studies will be used to consider how the different behavioural strategies and nutritional tools can be applied in order to take a person-centred approach to providing good nutritional care and support for a service user with dementia.
By the end of the course learners will be able to:
• Describe the different types of dementia.
• Identify and state the nutritional impact of dementia.
• Explain the model for the provision of person-centred nutritional care in dementia.
• Identify how different behavioural strategies and nutritional tools and resources can be used to improve the nutritional status of a service user with dementia
Requirements and expectations
Learners will be expected to be engaged in learning, participate in all activities including group discussions, share their own experiences of working in the care sector, whilst respecting confidentiality, and to share best practice examples
A Onefile (e-portfolio) profile will be created on the learners behalf to support them in the completion of their course