Alison Smith, Lisa-Jayne Cruickshank, Malcolm Day

Nutrition and Well-being for Vulnerable Adults (2nd edition)


Underpinning knowledge for frontline workers in adult social care

This workbook helps frontline care workers and staff who are new to the social care sector to assist vulnerable people with their nutrition and well-being.

£19.95 £10.00


The materials in Nutrition and Well-being for Vulnerable Adults (2nd edition) cover the underpinning knowledge of several units of the QCF diploma in health and social care, and the new Level 2 Awards in Food Safety and Nutrition in Health and Social Care, including HSC2029, HSC2041, FSN201 and FSN301.


Nutrition and Well-being for Vulnerable Adults (2nd edition) is important information for assessment centers, managers and trainers in all health and social care organisations providing services to individuals at the end of life.


ISBN: 9781908066640
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 22 February 2012

  • Chapter one: Preparing and presenting food to service users
  • Chapter two: Roles and boundaries
  • Chapter three: Nutrition and well-being
  • Chapter four: Legislation and guidance related to food and drink

Workbook contains:

  • A section on each learning outcome of the unit
  • Learning activities, including preparation for assessment in the workplace (where relevant)
  • Set of assessment questions based on the assessment criteria of the unit
  • Key references
  • Evidence log and certificate of completion


Malcolm Day is registered with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as an adult nurse and nursing lecturer/practice educator. He is a fellow of the Institute for Learning and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is the recipient of a British Council Teacher Exchange grant and a USAid/UNCF Scholarship.

Malcolm has previously worked as a clinical lead in care of the elderly, and as a care home manager. He has held university lectureships in nursing, community care and care management, and has undertaken commissioned research for the UK Department of Health and the Government of Canada.

Malcolm has worked extensively in Canada and South Africa as a visiting lecturer in recognition of prior learning (RPL). He is currently a lecturer in adult nursing and an RPL advisor at the University of Nottingham.


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