This study was commissioned by Consumer Focus Scotland/CFHS to provide baseline information about the range and extent of food services for older people living in the community in Scotland. The research explored consumers’ views on these services and sought to address gaps in provision.
This report, produced from research commissioned by CFHS and undertaken by Community First Moray) provides a detailed picture of issues of concern for older people in terms of shopping, food preparation, and using food services.
In September 2006, the Food, Health and Homelessness Initiative at CFHS commissioned Blake Stevenson to undertake a baseline study to map the nature, scope/scale and location of food, health and homeless projects, programmes and initiatives in Scotland. Includes Edinburgh Cyrenians and the Salvation Army.
Midlothian shopping basket survey; Hungry for Success Roadshow; SCOFF nutrition research; Question Time; Redhall Walled Garden
Food Standards Agency White Paper; Bearing Fruit training; Rural Development seminar; Scottish Healthy Choices Award; nutrition research news; Information Exchange
SCDP small grants scheme; acronyms; co-operative retail societies; setting up a Food Standards Agency; nutrition research news; Information Exchange; Foodlinks Conference; Scottish Federation of Community Food Initiatives; Scottish Health Survey
Notes from a roundtable discussion on research carried out to find out where people can buy and eat food and what the food needs of local people are.
Edition 3 of our regular e-bulletin update on developments in food, health and homelessness in Scotland.