Twelve people (specialist dietitians, voluntary sector and NHS staff) from across seven NHS board areas attended this roundtable discussion, including representatives from the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) and the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS). The group carried out a mapping exercise and discussed what they thought was going well or less …
Topic: learning disabilities
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.
This Scottish Government funded Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Project developed a multi-media educational pack consisting of 26 sessions on healthy eating for adults with learning disabilities. This included five practical cookery sessions. A small team supported six pilot sites in Greater Glasgow and Tayside to deliver the pack and this report describes how the programme …
Tomorrow’s Menu; Turning Point Scotland; Celebrating outcomes; healthyliving award; Beyond Smoothies
This report is mainly based on the experiences of dietitians from the Scottish Learning Disability Cinic Dietetic Network that participated in rolling out the REHIS Food and Health course to carers of people with a learning disability in their local area.
Edition 7 of our e-bulletin update on food, health and homelessness in Scotland.
This guide discusses the experiences of 21 organisations throughout Scotland who work with a range of vulnerable groups. All these groups used food activities such as cooking, food shopping and budgeting to help people develop their independent living skills