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Nutrition and Well-being for Vulnerable Adults

Price: £9.95
This care quality guide offers convenient, cost-effective, engaging and flexible self-learning about nutrition and well-being for vulnerable adults.
Author(s): Malcolm Day, Alison Smith, Lisa-Jayne Cruikshank
The Nutrition and Well-being for Vulnerable Adults Care Quality Guide will help health and social care staff and carers refresh, develop or extend their learning in key areas of practice.

If you are new to working with a particular client group or in a new role, you can use the material to quickly develop the knowledge you will need, and where appropriate, work towards a relevant qualification.

If you are a more experienced worker, you can use the guides to refresh your learning and for continuing professional development.

If you are a manager, you can use these guides with staff in the context of supervision and continuing professional development, and to contribute towards meeting Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards.

Nutrition and Well-being for Vulnerable Adults also provides underpinning knowledge for Qualifications and Credit Framework QCF units HSC 2029: Meet Food Safety Requirements when Providing Food and Drink for Individuals, HSC 2014: Support Individuals to Eat and Drink, FSN 201 Contribute to Promoting Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings and FSN 301: Promote Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings, and the thinking and practice activities can contribute to evidence of learning.
Nutrition and Well-being for Vulnerable Adults is for managers or providers of health and social care services, frontline social care workers and health care assistants in all settings for older people and vulnerable adults, workforce development managers, family carers.
ISBN: 9781908993465
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 28 May 2010

Section 1:The Constituents of a Well-Balanced Diet
Section 2: Factors Affecting the Dietary Requirements of Individuals
Section 3: Preparing and presenting food and assisting individuals to eat and drink Section 4: Screening and Monitoring
Certificate of achievement
References and resources.

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.