A summary overview of the results of 100 unannounced inspections of acute NHS hospitals in England between March and June 2011, looking at standards of dignity and nutrition on wards caring for elderly people.
The Scottish Government wants to ensure that all children have the best possible start to life, are ready to succeed and live longer, healthier lives.
To help achieve this, an Infant Nutrition Framework for Action has been developed, which is aimed at a wide variety of organisations with a role in improving maternal and infant nutrition in Scotland.
Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for helping individuals to maintain a healthy weight and outlining the roles various agencies such as schools and health services can play in helping to achieve this goal.
Paper describing and discussing ten examples of interventions for obesity which involve both healthy eating and physical activity. The examples featured all strive to be low cost interventions and fall in to the broad categories of community schemes, active travel initiatives, health in the workplace and lifestyle incentives.
Document exploring the relationship between food and homelessness and highlighting case studies of work going on to help homeless people gain better access to healthy, nutritious food.
This report details what the Care Commission found when it looked in detail at five areas of food and nutrition in a sample of 303 care homes for older people in Scotland during inspections in 2006 to 2007, investigated 91 complaints about eating, drinking and nutrition in 2006 to 2007, looked at the improvement notices that were served on care homes in 2008 to 2009, and worked with staff called nutrition champions to make improvements in eating, drinking and nutritional care in the care homes where they were working.
Series of articles describing the work of healthy living centres (HLCs) in Scotland and discussing how they can help communities change and grow and bring local people together to participate in new activities and opportunities.
This resource has been produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland and provides advice on food and eating for people with dementia.
This resource, produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland, provides information about maintaining good health for people with learning disabilities.
This short report provides an overview of Choosing Health, the Government’s recent public health White Paper, from a public mental health perspective. It aims to identify both the gaps and opportunities in the White Paper and to provide a framework for addressing these.