# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492014

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain dietary needs for persons in various age groups.


Explanation should include
  • age-appropriate diets and portion sizes
  • choking hazards
  • nutritional needs across the life span
  • hydration needs
  • nutritious menu plans in accordance with a client’s budget, culture, and care plan.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why do normal diets vary for persons according to their age?
  • How can a home health aide plan nutritious menus in accordance with a client's budget, culture, and care plan?
  • Under what circumstances should a home health aide try to modify a client's accustomed diet?
  • How can a home health aide communicate information about normal, nutritious diets to a client and a client's family members when necessary?

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