Unit 222

Unit 222

Outcome 1


Firstly, if an individual decides they dont want to eat something you should firstly ask them why they dont want to eat it and see if there is any way you can compromise. However if this fails you could try and see if the kitchen have something that they would like to eat and hopefully this would resolve the conflict.


If the individual is adamant that they don’t want to eat anything maybe it would be a good idea to inform your manager if there is nothing else that you feel you can do to resolve the situation. Also if there is any questions about an individual's dietary needs such as allergies then you may need to look at their care plan to double check.

Outcome 3


You can promote the individual’s dignity and comfort by supporting them to put on an apron so that any food spilt would not spill onto their clothes. You could also ensure that they are sitting comfortably and in an upright position to avoid any choking. It is important to always have napkins to hand for them to wipe their mouth and/or hands if food or drink is spilt. Enjoyment is about making sure that they feel comfortable, so making sure that they have used the toilet beforehand and are feeling relaxed before their meal.

Outcome 4


Waiting for individuals to finish eating and drinking is important because it shows that you respect them and by doing so you are valuing the individual and checking that they have finished, otherwise they may feel rushed or not relaxed to take their time whilst eating and drinking or not be able to finish. Another reason is because staff may be required to record the quantity of food left so as to be able to monitor that an individual is eating a balanced diet and sufficiently and to check that there are no concerns. Finally, it could be an opportunity to ask the individual if they have enjoyed their meal, whether they would like anything else.

Outcome 5


It is important to monitor the amount...