Explain ways of ensuring foods and drinks have increased nutritional density through fortification.

  • Describe the factors that may affect nutritional intake.
  • Describe the risk factors that may lead to malnutrition.
  • Describe the signs of malnutrition.
  • Explain ways of ensuring foods and drinks have increased nutritional density through fortification.
  • Describe the appropriate use of nutritional supplements.
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of others in assessing and managing the nutritional and hydration needs of individuals
  • Explain ways in which nutrition and hydration can be monitored.
  • Monitor and record the nutrition and hydration of an individual in accordance with their plan of care
  • Describe factors that may promote healthy eating in different groups
  • Describe factors that may create barriers to healthy eating for different groups.
  • Explain why individuals may have special dietary requirements.
  • Explain why it is important for individuals with special dietary requirements to follow special diets.