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Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration Level 2

Classroom

Aim: To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand the importance of food safety, including hygiene, in the preparation and handling of food and the importance of nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing.

Certification: Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

Duration: 3 hours

Learning Objectives

Understand the importance of food safety and food hygiene

Understand food safety hazards and good hygiene

Understand the importance of temperatures and storage

Explain good hydration and nutrition including digestion

Understand what constitutes a balanced diet

Know the effects of poor nutrition

Explain how to promote good and sufficient nutrition and hydration and the importance of the environment in healthy eating

To explore how dignity can be maintained while promoting nutrition and healthy eating