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FOOD HYGIENE & SAFETY

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Course Benefits

  • This course is a mandatory requirement for people working in the care sector.

  • The course is recommended by Skills for Care as a minimum standard for people working in social care.

  • The course is recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as a minimum standard that people working in social care need to meet before they can safely work unsupervised.

  • This course meets the Fluids and Nutrition of the mandatory Care Certificate.

  • The course meets some knowledge criteria for Nutrition and Hydration Unit of the QCF (NVQ) Diploma in Health & Social Care.

  • The course can be used for credit transfer or Recognition of prior learning (RPL) to Nutrition and Hydration Unit of the QCF (NVQ) Diploma in Health & Social Care.

  • The Course has credit value under the QCF framework and recognized throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

Course Objectives

This course helps those who work in health, social care or children and young people’s settings to understand key importance of food or fluid intake in the body system. The course emphasises that what goes into the stomach determines how healthy individual will be.  

 

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course, learners must be able to:

  • Understand the meaning and concept of Food hazards.

  • Identify types of people that are more vulnerable to food poison or illness and why?

  • Identify components and importance of good nutrition and hydration.

  • Understand signs and symptoms of poor nutrition and hydration

  • Understand how to support individuals to have access to fluids, food and nutrition in accordance with their care plan.

Course Contents

  • Understand the meaning and concept of Food hazards.

  • Identify types of people that are more vulnerable to food poison or illness and why?

  • Identify components and importance of good nutrition and hydration.

  • Understand signs and symptoms of poor nutrition and hydration

  • Understand how to support individuals to have access to fluids, food and nutrition in accordance with their care plan.

 

Assessment Methods

This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and

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mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:

  • Written Assignment

  • Observation

  • Multiple choice question (online only)

  • Professional discussion

  • Witness Testimony

Guided learning hours

An average of 10 hours is recommended for this course.

 

 

 

 

 

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About Care Training Academy

Care Training Academy is a subsidiary of the Learning and Development Bureau. A company registered in England Wales. Registered office: Suite 15, Hopewell Business Centre, Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7DX, United Kingdom.

Contact us

Suite 15, Hopewell Business Centre, Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7DX.

United Kingdom. Tel: 01634540669
info@ caretrainingacademy.co.uk

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