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Cost Sector Catering - March issue

Great article on Page 36 of the CSC March issue - read it here: http://bit.ly/2lGWQAU

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Job Vacancy - Acacia Training & Development

Please click here to view the job vacancy at Acacia Training - deadline 6th March 2017

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Food Standards Agency article

Catherine Brown, Chief Executive of Food Standards Agency, is the key note speaker at a Listeria conference (Leatherhead) on 28...

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Helping older people maintain a healthy diet: a review of what works

This report highlights projects that encourage older people to eat healthily, reducing the risk of malnutrition and associated ill health....

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IDDSI Dysphagia publication

Click here to view the paper publication in the peer-reviewed journal Dysphagia which describes in full the IDDSI framework for...

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Beyond the Food Bank - London Food Poverty Report 2016

Click here to read the report "Beyond the Food Bank" 

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Orchard Care Homes - Chef of the Year Winner












The Head Chef at Nesfield Lodge
Care Home, Leeds was crowned Chef of the Year, in the inaugural event run by...

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NACC Meals on Wheels Week Press Release

THE number of councils providing meals on wheels to vulnerable older people has dropped below 50% for the first time.

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The NACC skydives to raise over £6000 for charity


Five inspirational and thrill-seeking members of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) have conquered the skies and leapt 10,000ft...

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Courtauld Commitment 2025 influence touches 95% of UK food retail by market share


Courtauld Commitment 2025 influence touches 95% of UK food retail by market share.


Industry’s voluntary agreement The Courtauld Commitment 2025, brokered...

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JOB VACANCY - Senior Catering Officer - West Sussex County Council








Senior Catering Officer – Catering Team

Grade 10

Accountable for: Line manage a team (5+)

Salary: £30,480 - £33,106
per annum


Permanent,...

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Your VIP Invitation to the Go Green Summit


Your VIP invitation to
The Go Green Summit
 sponsored by Gram

Back by popular demand, The Gram Go Green
Summit is getting ready to...

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Dorset Echo - Sue Hawkins

Click here to read the article about Sue Hawkin's work on the pilot scheme targeting malnutrition in Dorset and how...

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Hadrian Healthcare are now members of the NACC - Media coverage

See below, articles in the press regarding Hadrian Healthcare's decision to become members of the NACC!



Care Industry News
Carer UK

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Care home group launches Chef of the Year initiative

A new initiative is being launched this summer by Orchard Care Homes, a leading provider of elderly and specialist healthcare.

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Think Kidney's

Think Kidneys launches their national campaign to raise awareness of importance of your kidneys and how to keep them healthy....

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St Andrews Healthcare shortlisted for prestigious CATEYS award

St Andrew’s have been shortlisted as one of three healthcare caterers in prestigious CATEYS award.

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NACC welcomes all Sunrise and Gracewell care homes

Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare have become the first care providers to sign up all of their sites to...

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Unilever celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday

Click here to view Unilever's press release regarding a competition to coincide with the Queen's 90th birthday!

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Neel on Meals

Neel Radia talks about his voluntary role as chair of the National Association of Care Catering and his passionate quest to save the Meals on Wheels service for the next generation.

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Food Standards Agency - Allergy Awareness

The FSA has produced a toolkit to support local authorities and trade partners in promoting Allergy Awareness Week 2016. The launch of the official press release and consumer research will take place on Thursday 28th of April.

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Trainee chefs get a taste of the action!

Three trainee chefs studying at Barking & Dagenham College’s Technical Skills Academy have been handpicked to assist the competitors taking part in the national final of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Cook of the Year 2016 competition on Wednesday 8 June 2016.

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Eastwell Guide Illustrates a Healthy Balanced Diet 5 a day

Please click here to see the new Government Guide for Healthy Diet just released







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Nutrition & Hydration Week Global Tea Party Newsletter

You can get a flavour of the many events you are taking part in during the Nutrition and Hydration week 4th-20th March 2016

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Newsletter and updates including Nutrition and Hydration

CLICK HERE to read the latest newsletter regarding Nutrition and Hydration.

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Care Cook Deadline Extended!










Dear Members,








We are aware of the pressures and time constraints on your daily
working life, so we have decided to...

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Meals on Wheels coverage in Institute of Hospitality News

Ben Walker Editor Of IOH writes an article supporting the MOW campaign click here to view the all the MOW...

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NACC Partners with Children's Food Trust & The Fostering Network








Dear Members,



It is my pleasure to announce that we the National
Association of Care Catering (NACC) and charities Children's Food
Trust and The Fostering Network have...

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Blog on Sustainablility

 

Please see link below for blog written by Neel Radia, the NACC's chair. He stresses the importance of cooking quality...

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'More than a Meal' Article in Tomorrow's Care





This article is in Tomorrow's Care and highlights the importance the NACC places on nutritious food for older people and...

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Meals on Wheels Week clips














Please click the links below for to view new clips featuring Hertfordshire Independent Living Service:

BBC Look East: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6-LNrrK99c

ITV Anglia: https://youtu.be/NLMviT6upfM


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Swadlincote's Meals on Wheels not under axe threat despite cut figure






Gill Farrington, chairman of
South Derbyshire Forum which runs the meals on wheels service in Swadlincote has had
concerns from elderly people following...

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Exclusive: The end of the road for Meals on Wheels?


Charities have been providing Meals on Wheels services since 1943, but cutbacks could see the system collapse

Read more at: http://thirdforcenews.org.uk/tfn-news/exclusive-the-end-of-the-road-for-meals-on-wheels...

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Meals on Wheels funding slashed by half over last three years

More than 46,000 older people have been stripped of their ‘Meals on
Wheels’ service in the past three years, according...

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Meals on Wheels service in Kirklees faces bleak future


Calls for the meals on wheels lifeline to be protected in law have been backed by volunteers in Kirklees.
Caring
...

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Care Cook 2016 Brochure Released




Click the brochure to view the full version - please note new rule #10.



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The NACC calls on industry support to save the UK Meals on Wheels service

The NACC calls on industry support to save the UK Meals on Wheels service

For Meals on Wheels Week 2015...

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Guidance - Commissioning Excellent Nutrition and Hydration

Over the past 12 months the NACC has been part of a National Strategic Advisory Group that includes representatives from...

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Keeping well in winter

Older people must prepare for winter months - read the release here.

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NACC members win at Cateys 2015


We are pleased to announce that Neel Radia Chair of NACC won the Foodservice CATEYS Extra Mile Award on Friday...

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Mark Lewis, Publisher of The Caterer goes on Meals on Wheels Delivery...

Read the full article featured in The Caterer here...

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Food Services BDA Specialist Group invites you to our next Study Day and AGM


Food Services BDA Specialist Group (Formerly Food Counts!)

Invites you to our next Study Day and AGM


Nutritional Analysis and Food Labelling...

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NACC Awards 2015 winners






The
National Association of Care Catering (NACC) and the care sector honoured
excellence, dedication and inspirational achievements in catering at the NACC
Awards...

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Dysphagia Diet Framework

Three years of ongoing work by the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Committee has come to fruition. 

The committee is ready...

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NACC TDF designed to improve your catering provisions


The NACC Training &
Development Forum 2015 will engage, educate and energise the care catering
sector




The
National Association of Care Catering
(NACC) Training &...

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Press Release - TACKLE THAT DISH!

The chefs at Pride Catering had to keep calm and scrum down to win a hotly contested competition in the countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2015.

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Involving Care and Nursing Homes in Think Kidneys Workshop


Think Kidneys Workshop

Discover Room, The Studio, Cannon Street, Birmingham

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 10.00 – 15.00

 

Purpose of the workshop – to...

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NACC AWARDS 2015 NOMINATION FORM - AVAILABLE NOW!

The chance for members to nominate the unsung heroes within their organisation...

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Business backs innovative elderly care social enterprise

Thousands of vulnerable adults set to benefit as Social Business Trust charity awards support worth £550,000 for innovative independent living social enterprise to expand.

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Nutrition and Hydration Week 2015 - Patient and Service Users Stories

In the following short video’s patient’s and service users share their
thoughts about their experience of hospital food and community...

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Hertfordshire Community Meals - Change of Operating Name






Over the past seven years Hertfordshire Community Meals (HCM), a
charitable Social Enterprise, has grown and developed significantly. Although
the caring meals-on-wheels...

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Midlands Care Cook Off Finalists Announced!






From left to right: Shirley, Preston





Walker, Oak House Care Home, Emma Ellis, Norse Care, Carol Tuck, Aimia Foods, Mike...

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Northern Care Cook Off Finalists Announced!






From left to right: Oliver Smith, Wetherby Manor, Finalist, Adam Hedges, Sunrise of Mobberley, Daniel Irving, Woodlands Carehome, Stephen Wilkins,...

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Scottish Care Cook Off Finalists Announced!






From left to right: Tony Singh, Judge, Paul Burton, Parklands
Care Home, Meallmore Ltd, Finalist, Margaret Stewart, Methilhaven
Care Home, Fife Council,...

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Tea for two? Tea for 2500! - Hertfordshire Community Meals




































The
award-winning social enterprise Hertfordshire Community Meals (HCM) has been
celebrating Nutrition and Hydration Week 2015 with almost 2500 customers who
receive its...

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The Health and Social Care sector celebrates the launch of its first ever professional qualification in catering

Professional training for catering in the health and social care sector has taken a gargantuan step forward with the launch...

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Nutrition and Hydration Week is here - read the latest newsletter!

Click here to view the latest newsletter.

Lets make a difference!
Many plans have been coming in to us (see attached...

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Nutrition & Hydration Week 2014 scoops Health & Vitality Honours Award

Nutrition & Hydration Week 2014 has won the Public Sector category of the Health & Vitality Honours 2015 Awards

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Milton Keynes to join forces with two neighboring councils to save meals on wheels

At least one out of every ten pensioners in Milton Keynes is suffering from malnutrition, shock statistics has revealed.

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Don't miss the chance to nominate and win for the CN Awards 2015

Don't miss the chance to nominate and win for the CN Awards 2015


The CN Awards provide the chance for all...

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Three councils join together to back community meals service

Three councils join together to back community meals service


Click here to find out more

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New Safety Alert regarding thickening agents

Potential risk of death from asphyxiation by accidental ingestion of fluid/food thickening powder

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A Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing

Click here to view a Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing.

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Local Government Chronical - Care Integration 50

To view this article please click here

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Patient Safety Resources - Nutrition Factsheets

To access factsheets please click here

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Acacia Rigidula - FSA March 2014

To view letter please click here

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Raspberry Ketones - FSA March 2014

To view letter please click here

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Care Home Hosts 1940's Week

To read article please click here

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Affinity TV coverage of Scottish Region Care Cook-off - 19.3.14

To view click on the link below and the NACC part starts at 5.03 minutes.

http://vimeo.com/89867096

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ACC Video - Nutrition and Hydration

To view video please click here

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Westminster Briefing - The Care Bill 2013

To view document please click here

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Vegetarian for Life - Trustees Wanted

Please click here for further details

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DoH Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry: government response

To view Recommendation 241 - providing food & drink to elderly patients please click here

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Good Food for London 2013

To download the report please click here



To download the press release please click here







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Survey says 1 in 4 care home residents treated like children

Please click here to view Cost Sector Catering article

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National Award for Leeds Meals on Wheels

Please click here to view article

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Excellence and innovation shine brightly in care catering


The
inspirational individuals and teams that have achieved great things in the
field of care catering shone brightly at the National Association...

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Hairy Bikers - Meals on Wheels 4th and 5th September 2013

The Hairy Bikers are back on the road again with the return of their Meals on Wheels. This is being show on 4th & 5th September on BBC2 at 8pm.

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Nutrition and Hydration Week 2014

We are passionate about driving health and social care nutritional care through improving, highlighting and demonstrating good nutrition and hydration practices.

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NACC Newsletter- Fourth Edition











Happy New Year everyone! I trust that you are all back into the swing of things at work now after...

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Nutrition and Hydration Week - Web Kitchen Broadcast

One of our chef's Preston Walker took part in the Wednesday web kitchen broadcast as part of Nutrition and Hydration...

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Pride Catering achieves industry first for care home sector











Pride Catering Partnership, the
Guildford-based specialist caterer, has become the first caterer to achieve a
Food for Life Catering Mark from the...

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Food Standard Agency horsemeat investigation










Questions are naturally being raised about the safety of eating frozen meat products in light of the Food Standard Agency...

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NACC - Newsletter - Third Edition











Ho ho ho, just a couple of days to go now! I hope you all enjoy our festive newsletter, and...

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Great Article about the NACC Training and Development Forum 2012













Welcome!



October 26th 2012



In this months newsletter I...

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NACC - Newsletter - Second Edition










Hello Everyone,
I hope that you have all busy celebrating the wonderful Olympic achievements. It is events like this that...

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NACC - Newsletter - First Edition










Dear NACC Member

A warm welcome to the brand new NACC monthly newsletter. The purpose of this publication is to...

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NACC Care Cook of the Year 2012 - Winner announced












































Ellie Cook of Anchor Trust’s
Kirkley Lodge residential care home in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, is the
best Care Cook in the UK.










 The...

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NACC Awards 2012 - Deadline extended 6th July 2012




















Don’t
let our sectors’ shining stars go unrecognised!



 The
National Association of Care Catering Awards 2012



Deadline
extended to 6 July 2012



 



People
are doing great things...

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Past Chair gets Ambassadorial Role


Immediate past NACC
Chair Derek Johnson will be on his bike later this month as Ambassador Cyclist
as the Olympic...

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NACC Membership Tax Deductable

Did you know your NACC membership fee is tax deductable from your personal tax allowance ? Just contact your local tax office informing them that you are a member of the NACC and your tax code will be adjusted accordingly.

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User Consultation - Tell us what your priorities are for Health and Safety Statistics

In line with all government bodies, HSE's Spending Review settlement for 2011-2015 represents a significant reduction in our government grant....

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Proposed amendment to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

Have your say. Respond online or use the available Word document. Responses should be in by 9 May 2011.

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BBC Radio 4 - News Item on Community Meals 16th March 2011

Move to minute 40 to hear relevant news item.

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New website launch

The NACC is proud to launch it's new website, with some great new facilities, particularly in the members section.



Take...

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Derek Johnson appears on the One Show


Derek johnson, NACC National Chair, appears in a feature on care catering on the BBC's One show. To view...

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