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Training

Online training from Edinburgh Community Food

Edinburgh Community Food (ECF) is running a free online training course throughout August and September. The REHIS accredited ‘Eating well for older people’ course is suitable for older people and for those working with them. Find out more on the ECF website.  

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Two new Public Health Scotland learning hubs

Public Health Scotland’s Workforce Development Team has launched two new learning hubs: ·       Challenging poverty stigma ·       Making communication even better The Challenging poverty hub creates an opportunity to develop understanding of poverty stigma and discrimination.  The communications hub raises awareness and understanding of how to improve communication skills. Learners can access the learning hubs …

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Health Issues in the Community tutor training courses

Health Issues in the Community (HIIC) is a training programme which looks at issues such as health, poverty, power and social justice in a different way. Run by tutors across Scotland, it’s aimed at increasing community capacity, increasing community participation, and establishing/consolidating community development approaches to tackling inequalities in health. CHEX is running tutor training …

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Raising the Issue of Malnutrition Training

The Raising the Issue of Malnutrition from Eat Well Age Well aims to increase practitioners’ knowledge and confidence around identifying and supporting older people at home in the community who are at risk, or are suffering from malnutrition. This training is open to Small Ideas, Big Impact grant holders and applicants, NHS, Local Authority, Carers, …

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REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health

REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health trains individuals to run cooking classes. It focuses on developing practical food and nutrition skills and works with practitioners who support vulnerable groups in promoting independent living skills. It allows participants to encourage healthier eating, cooking and food budgeting options to their client group, as well as gain the skills, …

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Tackling health inequalities workshops

Interested in learning more about the impact of inequalities on health outcomes? Keen to understand your role better in tackling health inequalities? Interested in learning how to evaluate your impact on health inequalities? CHEX and Evaluation Support Scotland are joining forces to offer free  workshops to support you to understand the role that you and your organisation …

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An Introduction to Inequalities and Health

This free training is being offered by CHEX in seven places in Scotland during March 2018. It is funded by NHS Health Scotland through the National Collaborative on Inequalities. This training is aimed at people who are interested to know more about how life circumstances affect our health. The training draws on the experiences of …

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Supporting communities programme 2017/18

Supporting Communities is a programme of support for community organisations delivered by Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC). The purpose of the programme is to help community organisations to be in a stronger position to achieve their aims and work with others in the community. This year support is offered to ‘community anchor organisations’, which are …

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First aid training from the British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is offering fully-funded education sessions in Edinburgh, Dundee and Fife. First Aid workshops are tailored for the needs of your group but have a particular focus on first aid for Three groups:     Drug and Alcohol misuse , Homelessness and Older People , whose health may put them at risk of sudden illness …

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Allergy awareness training

Edinburgh Community Food (ECF) are now running the 3.5 hour Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland-accredited Allergy Awareness course on 15 March am; 14 June am; 4 October am. All instances are held at Canongate Youth Project on Infirmary Street, central Edinburgh, and are delivered by an AfN-Registered Associate Nutritionist with a catering background and a personal experience …

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