A fluid balance chart should be used to track input and output if you are worried about a resident’s fluid intake. This will not only show how much fluid is consumed, but it will also allow you to keep checking on urinary and other healthcare issues.
It can assist you in recalling meals from that day and their nutritional content. You can identify where you can improve nutritional balance if you are aiming to meet a target, as well as keep track of the number of calories consumed.
Some of the factors that can influence nutritional needs include:
It would be far harder to identify the cause of any concerning health symptoms if you didn’t keep track of food consumption and macronutrients.
It is important to estimate daily intake of calories, the balance you are achieving between food groups and the general nutritional quality of diet as part of a nutritional needs assessment.