October 2017 edition of our regular newsletter, featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector.
Topic: diet and nutrition
The Older People Services Development project produced this healthy eating resource, with support from NHS Health Scotland, in response to an extensive consultation that shows ethnic minority older people can face barriers to accessing information on diet and lifestyle.
Since 2007, CFHS has supported 51 community food practitioners to obtain a RSPH Diploma in Nutrition, Certificate in Nutrition or Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Healthier Food and Special Diets This publication reports on a survey carried out in 2014 to identify if and how this investment has benefited the community food practitioners, the organisations they work for and …
In early 2014, CFHS worked with Evaluation Support Scotland to commission a short evidence review of the literature on the ways in which the third sector supports older people to eat well. This has now been published as part of the ESS ‘Stitch in Time’ programme. The starting point for the review was the nested …
This report provides an overview of an event called ‘Maternal and infant nutrition framework: supporting a Healthy Start’. This event took place in May 2014 and included learning from previous and ongoing work around Healthy Start programmes in the Forth Valley area that were supported by Community Food and Health (Scotland).
This publication focuses on the work of community food initiatives working with older people and will be of use to community food initiatives in building and articulating the case for their work with older people and those considering developing work in this area. It gives an overview of the needs, contexts and strategies engaged in developing food work with …
This report reflects a short programme of work to investigate the impact and influence of community food intiatives in relation to maternal and infant nutrition.
This report is based on the results of an online survey completed by 35 people that had completed an accredited nutrition course.
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.
A report on the work undertaken by micro funding recipients and findings from a learning event.