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Food in Care on tour this September in Blackburn and Bracknell

This month, Food Active has been on the road delivering our unique two-day Food in Care training course in Blackburn with Darwen, and for the first time outside the North West, in Bracknell. 16 attendees in total took part in

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Survey reveals limited support for carers on food behaviour issues among Children in Care

Earlier this year, Food Active published position statement on ‘Food as a safeguarding issue’. Since then we have partnered with several national organisations, including: Foster Talk, BECOME charity, National Fostering Agency, National Association of Fostering Providers and Power of Parenting

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Food as a safeguarding issue – a call to action.

Children in Care are among the most disadvantaged groups with higher mental and physiological health needs than their peers outside of the care system. They often display abnormal food related behaviours and can come into care with a poor nutritional

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New Online Food and Nutrition Course for Carers of Children and Young People in Care

New online training from Food in Care and AC Education gives carers insight, knowledge and skills to support better food and nutrition for children in care Food Active and AC Education have worked in collaboration to co-produce an online training

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Last few places remaining for Food in Care train-the-trainer course – book now!

Carers are at the centre of the lives of children and require training and support to be able to deal with complex food behaviours so prevalent among children and young people in care. It is common for children in care

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Position Statement: Food as a safeguarding issue

Food Active has published a new position statement: “Food as a safeguarding issue”. Food is at the very heart of all aspects of care. However, the importance and key role of nutrition and positive food practices in care are currently

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Food Active Bulletin: October

Keep up to date with the latest from Food Active with our monthly bulletins. This month’s bulletin is packed with the latest news, resources and events. Some of this month’s highlights include; #FoodActive2018 Conference – 1 week to go! Healthy

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Forty-seven Food in Care champions trained across the North West

Food in Care training is an unique course responding to the skills gap and the limited support available to foster carers in relation to managing children’s complex eating behaviours. Food in Care helps Children in Care to develop a healthy

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Food in Care course supports carers in managing food behaviours

Help children in care to have a healthy relationship with food. Book a place on this innovative and evidence-based course! It is common for children in care to experience issues around food, this can include poor diet, hoarding and using

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