To provide caregivers with the basic information on various diets that may be offered in facilities.
The nursing assistant will understand the importance of water to good health and her role in ensuring adequate hydration of her elderly persons served.
The nursing assistant will enhance her knowledge and skills in calculating intake and output and determining percentage of meal completed for his/her persons served.
The nursing assistant will enhance her understanding of good nutrition and how it affects the aged individual.
The direct care worker will better understand dysphagia by recognizing the signs and symptoms of the disorder and actions to utilize with the dysphagia patient/resident/client.