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”
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”
At the height of the pandemic in 2020, we opened the Small Ideas Big Impact COVID-19 Emergency Fund for individuals and organisations who had previously applied to our Small Ideas Big Impact Fund. Our report is now available and highlights the impact of work completed throughout May – September 2020 and is based on 10 the projects which received emergency funding.Continue reading “New Report: Covid-19 Emergency Funding”
We have launched the rest of our virtual training schedule for 2021, with dates in 2022 also available to book!
If you want to learn about supporting older people to eat well, age well and live well, and feel confident about identifying malnutrition then make sure to sign up.Continue reading “New Training Dates Added for 2021 and 2022”
We have published a brand new report detailing our findings on screening for malnutrition within the community. Over 2 years we have been collecting data from older people across Scotland aged 65+, and our data has shown that we can estimate up to 30% of older people living in the community are at risk or increased risk of malnourishment.Continue reading “NEW REPORT: Malnutrition Prevalence in the Community”