Overviewo comply with Government legislation and raise awareness of issues concerning service users in order to improve the quality of care provided & lower the risk of service users becoming ill due to: – Foodborne illnesses such as food poisoning – Dehydration, due to lack of fluids. Incidents of malnutrition, dehydration and food-borne illnesses in the care sector, particularly among elderly & frail residents, are increasing. There is a need, therefore, for raised awareness of the importance of good food hygiene amongst staff working in this sector. This course can be used as APL towards an NVQ.
Who is Food Hygiene & Hydration aimed at?Those working within the care sector in a variety of roles including: carers, nurses, cleaners, domiciliary carers, managers, chefs, kitchen assistants, domestics & office staff
On completion of the course, participants will: