Eating and drinking difficulties can be a major source of stress for people living with dementia and their carers. Regular, nutritious meals may become a challenge for people with dementia. As a person's cognitive function declines, he or she may become overwhelmed with too many food choices, forget to eat or have difficulty with eating utensils. Proper nutrition is important to keep the body strong and healthy. For a person with dementia, poor nutrition may increase behavioral symptoms and cause weight loss. This online training course covers the important aspects of Nutrition and Feeding for people with Dementia in Care Homes. This online learning environment is designed to be educational, engaging and above all, simple to use. In this course, you will learn: Why nutrition is a vital part of each individual's life The importance of location when dining How to minimize risk in relation to nutrition Feeding Strategies Course covers: The Importance of Diet Nutrition during Care The Experience of Eating in a Care Home Devices: PC, Mac, Tablet, Smartphone Online Course: Approximately 30 minutes.
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