This publication gives a flavour of what community food initiatives and disability learning support providers are doing to offer adults with learning disabilities access to food and health activities in order to improve their health and wellbeing.
Policy and planning
This paper introduces the Engagement Matrix, which is a tool for health boards and third sector organisations to use together and map and improve engagement between them. The development of the Engagement Matrix was initiated by a short life action group, which was led by the third sector. The action group was set up by …
Strengthening food work across ethnic minority communities: a focus on maternal and infant nutrition
This mapping exercise was carried out to provide a snapshot of voluntary and community organisations’ activity in relation to maternal and infant nutrition across ethnic minority communities in Scotland.
This report represents a snapshot of community and voluntary sector activity that supported maternal and infant nutrition at a particular point in time – spring 2012.
Three health intermediaries, CFHS, VHS and CHEX, in collaboration with the Scottish Government Third Sector Unit created opportunities for structured dialogue between community-led health organisations and Scottish Government officials.
Notes from a round table discussion held on 31 July on ‘constructive food and health policy and practice in the face of austerity’.
Report from the event held on 6 June 2012 at Discovery Point in Dundee.
Following on from last year’s popular study looking at the impact of community food initiatives on national outcomes, the experience of a number of local projects in the design and delivery of local outcomes has been compiled on behalf of CFHS by the Scottish Community Development Centre. This publication illustrates and analyses community engagement with …
Evaluation of community-based mental health organisations training in food, nutrition and health funding 2010
Findings from the evaluation of funding CFHS made available to support community based mental health organisation to provide training to their staff and volunteers in food and nutrition.
The final report, produced from a Scottish perspective, on the northern European transnational study into rural retailing.