HYDRATION - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

hydration n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
HYDRATION PowerPoint Presentation
play fullscreen
1 / 16
HYDRATION
918 Views
Download Presentation
marin
Download Presentation

HYDRATION

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. HYDRATION In Nursing Home Setting

  2. Importance • Human body is 75% WATER • Water is vital to health

  3. Benefits Of Good Hydration • Fewer Falls

  4. Benefits Of Good Hydration • Lower Rates of Constipation

  5. Benefits Of Good Hydration • Prevents Worsening Confusion

  6. Benefits Of Good Hydration • Decreased Risk of Infections

  7. Benefits Of Good Hydration • Faster Wound Healing

  8. Benefits Of Good Hydration • Fewer Urinary Tract Infections

  9. Benefits Of Good Hydration • Fewer Adverse Drug Reactions

  10. Plan For Good Hydration • Daily Hydration Goal • Offering Hydration • Assess Urine • Documentation

  11. Plan For Good Hydration • Daily Hydration Goal • 1500 mL per Day = 6 cups

  12. Plan For Good Hydration • Offer Hydration Daily: • Tea Time is Fellowship Time • Fluid Rounds • Four Servings per Day of Fluid of the Day

  13. Plan For Good Hydration • Assess Urine Color With Each Void • Post Chart in Each Bathroom

  14. Plan For Good Hydration • Documentation of Prevention • Dehydration Checklist

  15. Individualize Plan Of Care • Can Drink: • Drink Preferences offered throughout the day • Can’t Drink • Assist with a straw • Won’t Drink • Small Frequent Drinks throughout the day • End of Life • Mouth swabs and sips

  16. Creative Hydration • Popsicles • Soup • Watermelon • Smoothies • Applesauce: ½ cup = 4 ounces water • Jello: ½ cup = 3 ounces water • Grapefruit: ½ medium = 4 ounces water