Following on from Derek Feeley’s Independent Review into Adult Social Care in Scotland, the Scottish Government launched the National Care Service Consultation.Continue reading “National Care Service Consultation”
We were delighted that Clare Adamson MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw led a debate in the Scottish Parliament on Tues 26th October on the issue of malnutrition in Older People.Continue reading “Malnutrition and Older People debated in Scottish Parliament”
We are thrilled to launch our pioneering project in the Scottish Borders which has brought health, social care, community and voluntary and housing teams join forces to increase screening and identify older people at risk of malnutrition sooner.Continue reading “Borders Alliance Forged to Tackle Malnutrition”
Links to video and podcast now available!
On Wed 13th October we hosted our panel discussion event ‘Where are we now?’ for UK Malnutrition Awareness Week.Continue reading “Where are we now? – Panel Discussion Event”
We are thrilled to launch our new Care at Home: Malnutrition Screening Pack for carers and care organisations.Continue reading “New Malnutrition Screening Pack for Carers”
This year UK Malnutrition Awareness Week takes place between 11th-17th October and we are delighted to be launching our #LetsBuildThePicture campaign!Continue reading “#LetsBuildThePicture – Get involved in our campaign during UK Malnutrition Awareness Week”
In March 2021 we launched the Malnutrition Advice Line (MAL) nationally across Scotland. The phone line aims to provide an additional resource for older adults and those who work with or care for them to access support around malnutrition.
Our update report details the progress of this project so far including case studies.Continue reading “Malnutrition Advice Line Update Report”
Written by Eat Well Age Well Project Dietitian, Jen Grant
As Project Dietitian within Eat Well Age Well I am one of the few registered Dietitians working in the third sector in Scotland. After a varied career within the NHS, I made the move to Eat Well Age Well in 2019. I wanted to experience a new way of working and contribute more to the prevention of malnutrition in the community as I had seen first-hand the consequences of malnutrition going undetected and untreated.Continue reading “Working as a Dietitian in the Third Sector #DietitiansWeek”
We are delighted to announce funding from the Scottish Government to continue our important work on tackling malnutrition among older people, supporting many older people to eat well, age well and live well in later life.Continue reading “Scottish Government confirm Phase 2 Funding for Eat Well Age Well”