Qcf Level 3 Essay

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Unit Title: Level: Credit Value: GLH: NOCN Unit Code: Unique Reference Number: This unit has 3 learning outcomes. Understand and meet the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia Three 3 26 PT1/3/QQ/043 T/601/9187 LEARNING OUTCOMES The learner will: 1. Understand the nutritional needs that are unique to individuals with dementia ASSESSMENT CRITERIA The learner can: 1.1. Describe how cognitive, functional and emotional changes associated with dementia can affect eating, drinking and nutrition 1.2. Explain how poor nutrition can contribute to an individual’s experience of dementia. 1.3. Outline how other health and emotional conditions may affect the nutritional needs of an individual with dementia 1.4. Explain the importance of recognising and meeting an individual’s personal and cultural preferences for food and drink. 1.5. Explain why it is important to include a variety of food and drink in the diet of an individual with dementia 2.1. Describe how mealtime cultures and environments can be a barrier to meeting the nutritional needs of an individual with dementia 2.2. Describe how mealtime environments and food presentation can be designed to help an individual to eat and drink 2.3. Describe how a person centred approach can support an individual, with dementia at different levels of ability, to eat and drink 2. Understand the effect that that mealtime environments can have on an individual with dementia Version 1 Checked against RITS January 2011 Unit Title: Level: Credit Value: GLH: NOCN Unit Code: Unique Reference Number: LEARNING OUTCOMES The learner will: Understand and meet the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia Three 3 26 PT1/3/QQ/043 T/601/9187 ASSESSMENT CRITERIA The learner can: 3.1. Demonstrate how the knowledge of life history of an individual with dementia has been used to provide a diet that meets his/her

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