# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166750

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist client/resident/patient with menu selection.

Definition

Assistance should include knowing what diet the client/resident/patient is on and any factors that may affect the way he/she eats.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What changes in dietary needs occur in the aging process?
  • What common disorders may affect the client’s/resident’s/patient’s choice of foods?
  • What are the basic food groups, and do the amounts needed in each group remain the same as we go from infancy to later adulthood?
  • What factors may affect a person’s dietary habits (e.g. culture, religion, illness, personal choice, appetite, allergies)?
  • What are the different types of special diets that you may see on a nursing unit?