Recognise the importance of good hydration and nutrition for older people and identify approaches to encourage health eating and drinking.
After viewing this course, participants should be able to:
* Explain what is adequate nutrition and hydration for the older person & why it is so important
* Discuss why the older person may become malnourished and dehydrated
* Explain how to assess for adequate nutrition and hydration
*Describe practical tips for care workers to support an older person with their hydration & nutrition