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Title: Food and Health Team briefing

Food and Health Team briefing
  • Financial Inclusion Forum
  • Presented by Lizzie Simister and Debbie Grimoldby

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Departmental Structure
Meet the Food Health Team
  • Food Health Advisors
  • Lizzie Simister (Manager) elizabeth.simisterh_at_bolt
  • Louise Townsley
  • Michelle Teare
  • Debbie Grimoldby
  • Community Nutrition Workers
  • Sara Gibson
  • Kirsty Gadsby
  • Salma Lobania
  • Joan Burrage (Market project) Joan.burrage_at_bolton.
  • Food health assistant
  • Louisa Grundy

Based Breightmet health centre, Bolton, BL2
6NT Tel 01204 463175 Email foodandhealth_at_bolto Web Visit
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What do we do?
Health Promotion
  • Settings
  • Early years settings
  • Schools and colleges
  • Youth centres
  • Health centres
  • Bolton Hospital
  • Leisure centres
  • Community facilities
  • Workplaces
  • Homes

5-16s Adults Older adults BME Disabilities
Health Education
Training workshops
  • Partners
  • PCT Public health teams
  • PCT provider services
  • Bolton council
  • Private, voluntary organisations

Policy implementation
Our community activities for 0-5s
  • 2 hour session on when how to introduce solid
    food to babies
  • Sessions run every Tuesday morning or Thursday
    afternoon (16 different
    centres every 8 weeks)
  • Parents are invited to their nearest session

    by local health visiting team
  • Partners grandparents welcome
  • Provide advice support on
  • Recognising when baby is ready for food
  • Ideas on what foods and textures to offer
  • Practical tips on how to offer food
  • Recipe ideas other support services

  • 10 week healthy cooking course for families with
    0-5s (with creche)
  • 2 hour session each week
  • Prepare a full meal for 4 people
  • Watch demonstrations of other dishes
  • Develop a recipe book
  • Learn about healthy eating, budgeting
  • Costs 20 a course delivered in 3 venues
  • Brownlow Fold Community Learning Centre
  • New Bury Community Learning Centre
  • Deane Derby Community Learning Centre
  • Participants must contact us to book a place

  • What is Rainbow World?
  • FREE 1 hour session for families with 0-5s
  • Runs weekly in term-time
  • Join Captain Carrot on an exciting weekly
    to a magical place called Rainbow World
    where all the
    super fruits and vegetables live!
  • Session includes
  • A fab family activity time
  • A fun family finger food time

  • What is Happy Healthy Toddler Club?
  • 8 week course for families with 1-4 year olds
  • 2-hour session each week which includes
  • Focuses on healthy eating/portion sizes, fussy
    eating/managing mealtimes, positive parenting,
    label reading and recipe ideas

15 minute 15 minute 90 minute
Family Physical Activity Time Family Finger Food Time Parent group session Children in crèche
Community activities for adults
One-to-one support for over 65s identified
through Staying Well project. FHT support
clients in healthy eating, meal planning,
shopping and cooking skills
Bolton Market Wellbeing Project FREE 8-week
cooking course for adults delivered on Bolton
Support for staff and settings
Promoting good food nutrition is everyones
Bolton Healthy Early Years Setting Award
Healthy Catering Award
Support for staff and settings
  • HEAR Project (Healthy Eating Awareness
  • Nutrition related campaigns
  • FHT develop each campaign, then provide settings
  • A campaign guidance sheet
  • Electronic copy of display board materials
  • List of other free resources to order in
  • Evaluation/feedback form
  • All settings display the campaign board
    resources for a month
  • Settings return a feedback form

Food poverty in the UK
Food Crisis Food Poverty Low income Earning but struggling
  • Food poverty definitions
  • Individual/household unable to obtain nutritious
  • The inability to afford, or have access to, food
    to make up a healthy diet.

Tackling food poverty
At risk groups Low income Unemployed Older
people People with disabilities People with
dependant children Black ethnic minorities
  • Interventions
  • Early years settings/schools/workplaces
  • Breakfast/lunch clubs/tuck shops
  • Food cooperatives, community cafes
  • Food Banks
  • Allotments
  • Markets
  • Government initiatives (Healthy Start)
  • Cooking/nutrition intervention programmes

FHT plans going forward
  • Bolton Wide
  • HEAR - Feel Fuller for Less January 2015
  • 11s in the home practical support (Staying
    Well project)
  • Halliwell
  • Link in with Wildlife Trust growing schemes
    followed by cookery sessions (Halliwell UCAN)
  • Breightmet
  • Meal planners recipes to meet breadline
    challenge figure of 2.57 a day (18/week)
    based on food access in BM area
  • BM UCAN centre cookery at St Catherine's
  • Deane
  • Cookery St Ethelberts primary/nursery