Summary of Core Training

Food and Drink

A basic knowledge of how to support good nutrition and hydration is required.

Community staff

Social Care Reablement Team Leaders: Use the workbook – Nutrition and Caring for older people in the community. Please order from

Social Care Reablement, Domiciliary Care & Community Enabling Support Workers – workbook being produced for Dec 2014. Please use older people’s or Learning Disability resources in the meantime.

Learning Disability

All Services have been issued with a copy of Caroline Walker Trust publication, ‘Eating well: supporting adults with learning disabilities – Training Materials’

Older People’s Services (day and residential)

Download the Nutritional Care and Older People –  introductory workbook based on Caroline Walker Trust guidance on what makes a balanced diet for older people (includes quiz with answers).

And/or order Food and Drink workbook from Contains basic information on nutrition and hydration in older people with reflective practice to support application to your service.