Meal Assistance in Residential Aged Care

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20m
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CPD20m of CPD
First Published
Updated27 May 2024
Expires 29 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Older adults, especially those in residential aged care, are often prone to unplanned weight loss and malnutrition. The following module provides staff with the relevant training to assist residents with a variety of needs before, during and after meal service.

Topics
  • Understanding meal assistance
  • Assistance before and during meals
  • Supporting residents after meals
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand why a resident may need assistance during mealtimes.
  2. Provide an appropriate level of assistance before, during and after meals.
  3. Provide a pleasant and respectful meal service for those in your care.
Target Audience

All healthcare professionals and staff working in residential aged care.

Disclosure

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Details
CPD time20m
First Published
Updated27 May 2024
Expires
29 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Aged Care
Ageing
Diet
Enrolled Nurses
Nutrition
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