‘A Healthier Me’ is a Borders wide project. It aims to ensure that adults with learning disabilities using the 12 learning disability services based in the Borders area receive consistent support and information with eating well and other lifestyle related activity.Read ‘A Healthier Me’ here
Learning disability: case studies
Healthy eating, cooking, growing food and shopping are just some of the independent living skills taken up by people with learning disabilities through community food and health initiatives. Adults with learning disabilities are more likely to have weight problems, so a healthy diet is vital. Just as important, however, is the creative learning environment that helps develop personal and social confidence.