We had an overwhelming response to our Small Ideas, Big Impact fund. After a very tough decision process we are delighted to announce that 23 projects across Scotland have been successful in their bids for projects that focus on supporting older people to eat well and combat malnutrition.Continue reading “23 projects across Scotland awarded grants through the Small Ideas, Big Impact fund”
Eat Well Age Well are now delivering the REHIS Eating Well for Older People course.
This course focuses on the importance of good nutrition for older people and how to support them to eat well, and is suitable for anyone working or volunteering with older people in the community or for older people themselves.Continue reading “REHIS – Eating Well for Older People course”
We are delighted to introduce our FREE Raising the Issue of Malnutrition training for 2019, with dates now available to book.Continue reading “Raising the Issue of Malnutrition – FREE Training”
We are kicking off to a great start in 2019 with a joint event with Age Scotland designed to ‘Beat Those January Blues.’Continue reading “‘Beat Those January Blues’ – FREE event for older people on 30th Jan”
Our new Understanding Malnutrition and What You Can Do resource is now available to download.
Watch our info-graphic on keeping social in later life.
Eating well combined with moving more is a key way to help prevent malnutrition.
Preventing malnutrition in older adults isn’t just about eating the right foods: drinking enough fluids and keeping hydrated is also important. Older people in particular are at risk of dehydration due to decreased thirst sensation. Continue reading “3rd October 2018, Day Three Malnutrition Awareness Week: Keeping Hydrated”
“For an older person at risk or suffering from malnutrition, it’s important to make every bite count.” Continue reading “2nd October 2018, Day Two Malnutrition Awareness Week: Food First”
The first UK Malnutrition Awareness Week has officially launched! We are really excited for a busy week ahead and we’re looking forward to sharing lots of information and resources to aid the prevention, detection and treatment of malnutrition in Scotland. Continue reading “1st October 2018, Day One Malnutrition Awareness Week: Spotting the Signs and Symptoms”