Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF) diplomas in health and social care include units that cover all aspects of nutrition, food and hydration. These can also be studied as stand-alone units. QCF also offers a Level 2 Award Food Safety in Health and Social Care and Early Years and Childcare Settings, and a Level 2 Award Promoting Food Safety and Nutrition in Health and Social Care or Early Years and Childcare Settings. Click here for qualifications information at Skills for Care.
Skills for Care have a Care Certificate Standards booklet that sets out the 15 standards, including those for fluid and nutrition.
Scils stands for Social Care Information and Learning Services. There are a wide range of learning materials on the SCILS website to support professionals. The Suffolk Brokerage is able to offer a free subscription to this service. Call the Brokerage on 01449 720400 for the login code. Then click on Scils here to login in and access the useful training material.