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Urinary Tract Infection & Hydration – Cohort 3

13 April - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fully funded

Course description

This course is suitable for all types of care staff working within any type of adult care service
This course will teach delegates the definition of hydration, while exploring the causes, prevention, and management of dehydration. This course will also explore what is meant by a ‘urinary tract infection’, its causes, and how to prevent and manage the infection.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:
• Know what hydration and dehydration mean and how they link with a person’s health
• Understand why the elderly are more vulnerable to dehydration
• Be aware of types of illnesses that can cause dehydration
• Be able to describe how to prevent and manage dehydration with oral intake
• List medication and treatment that put elderly people at risk of dehydration
• Recognise when medical care is needed for people with signs of dehydration

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



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Fully booked!
Please email coursebookings@hcpa.co.uk
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Standard Please note: If the course you are attending is on more than one date, all dates must be attended. Registration is 10 minutes before the start time. Delegates who are more than 15 minutes late will not be admitted into the training and a cost will be incurred.

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13 April
10:00 am - 12:30 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, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice