Tackling malnutrition in older people living at home in Scotland

About Us

Eat Well Age Well is a national project tackling malnutrition in older people living at home in Scotland. Eat Well Age Well is brought to you by award winning Scottish Charity Food Train and is funded by the Scottish Government.

Malnutrition (as undernutrition) is a significant public health issue. 1 in 10 older people in Scotland today are at risk of, or living with malnutrition, however from our own prevalence data, we think this may be an underestimate, with as many 30% of older people living in the community at risk

Eat Well Age Well works in collaboration with a wide range of groups including the voluntary sector, local and national government, health professionals and communities, to develop initiatives that will make a difference to older people.

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Key Outcome and 4 Calls to Action

Eat Well Age Well aims to deliver long term changes that will reduce the prevalence and risks of malnutrition among older people in Scotland and create positive outcomes for our older population. This is supported by our 4 Calls to Action that are our key recommendations for policy and practice change.

Underpinning our work are 3 project strands which are complementary, cross-cutting and shape the detail of what we do.

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