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This course has been developed to give you an understanding and knowledge of the importance of hydration, signs of dehydration and ways to support and promote hydration with individuals.

Most of us live in a constant state of mild dehydration and as we age, it can cause increased problems both long and short term. 

Who is suitable?

This course is designed to provide an overview of hydration to care workers, it is also suitable as refresher training for nurses.

Learning Methods

The course is delivered by North East Ambulance Service paramedic trainer via a 2-hour webinar followed by a multiple-choice online assessment.


This course will help professionals understand the importance of hydration especially in relation to the older generation in the community, how to try avoiding dehydration in these patients and manage  if needed.

What you will learn

  • What is dehydration and why do we need water to survive
  • How to boost hydration
  • What are the signs, symptoms and risk factors
  • Impact of dehydration
  • Hydration home toolkit and prevention measures

Virtual sessions

There are two sessions to choose from (you only need attend one):

  • Thursday 15 September 2022 - 11.30am to 1.00pm
  • Thursday 17 November 2022 - 11.30am to 1.00pm

How to book

To book this course, please contact us.

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