Recognise the importance of good hydration and nutrition for older people and identify approaches to encourage healthy eating and drinking.
• 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.