Category Archives: Other Best Practice

News Feeds

RVS News Feed:  https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/news-and-events/news    

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Cycling Without Age

Marvellous idea that has become a global movement. Cyclists take elderly people from nursing homes out on outings on special bicycle rickshaws: From one guys idea in Copenhagen, people are now doing this all round the world. It would be … Continue reading

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Interesting Food Schemes

If one had a group of people with ageing parents, It would be feasible to do some sort of larger scale, healthy batch cooking scheme, possibly employing a professional cook West Notts Food Bank:  https://westnottingham.foodbank.org.uk/ Bags of Taste: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/stories-42440428/teaching-the-uk-to-cook-for-1-a-portion http://www.bagsoftaste.org/ … Continue reading

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Tramper Off-Road Mobility Scooter Hire at Park Visitor Centres

One of the best uses of a mobility scooter is to be able to go for walks / outings with the family in parks and leisure areas. Excellent Scheme – you join for an annual fee of £21, then you … Continue reading

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Portals – Other Older person Information Portals

Newcastle’s excellent information portal for people working with Older People: https://www.informationnow.org.uk/information/  There doesn’t seem to be a local equivalent

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