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Meals on Wheels Week 5 - 9 November 2018





Meals on Wheels 2018 Report Launch:


To mark National Meals on Wheels week the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched a new report on the current state of the Meals on Wheels service in the UK. The report and research was conducted by the Association of Public Sector Excellence (APSE) on our behalf.
The Report is available to download PLEASE CLICK HERE.

The report has gone out with a press release to all national and regional media channels. To read the national press release PLEASE CLICK HERE.

A separate trade press has also been released. To read the release PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Meals on Wheels Case Studies Release:


On Wednesday the NACC in partnership with charity Sustain will be launching 6 NACC member Meals on Wheels case studies to highlight the services our members are running and sharing best practice on what they are doing to keep the services running, looking at innovation and alternative solutions. These case studies are also scheduled to go out to all members of House of Commons, House of Lords, Local Government Association, Association of Directors Adult Social Services and more.

To view the Case Studies PLEASE CLICK HERE.

To view the Press Release PLEASE CLICK HERE.


Beyond the Food Bank 2018 Report

To view the report on London Food Poverty PLEASE CLICK HERE

Good Food for London 2018 Report

To view the report of how London boroughs can help secure a healthy and sustainable food future PLEASE CLICK HERE

Social Media


The NACC Social media handle will be sending messages around Meals on Wheels throughout the week and we invite you to share what you are doing with us too. When using twitter please include @nacccatercare and we will retweet your positive messages about VIP on Wheels and the services you are providing. Don't forget to use the #mealsonwheels

Press Coverage

Throughout this week we will load useful links to the press coverage surrounding Meals on Wheels week:


https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/nov/03/less-than-half-of-councils-still-offering-meals-on-wheels?CMP=share_btn_link



Below are a selection of newspaper articles and videos where the NACC have featured in promoting and safe guarding Meals on Wheels throughout the years:

2016/2017
Click here to read the Cost Sector Catering March article (Page 36) on our case studies with the charity Sustain and the Sustainable Food Cities Network
Click here to view BBC North West's feature on Meals on Wheels, including an interview with our Chair, Neel Radia
Click here to view the BBC South Today's feature on Meals on Wheels, including an interview with our Secretary, Roger Denton
Click here to view the article on Meals on Wheels that was featured in the Guardian - November 2016
Click here to listen to Neel Radia's interview on BBC Manchester - 11th November 2016
Click here to watch Neel Radia's interview on BBC Politics Show South - 20th November 2016
Click here to view the Observer article on Social Care Crisis - December 2016
Click here to read the BBC article on council tax rise - December 2016
Click here to watch the video on HILS study - January 2017

2015
Click here to read the Meals on Wheels article by the Institute of Hospitality - October
Click here to view the HILS BBC Look East report - November 2015
Click here to view the HILS ITV report - November 2015
Click here to read the Telegraph's 'WHY WE MUST SAVE MEALS ON WHEELS' - November 2015
Click here to read Homecare UK's 'OLDER PEOPLE GO HUNGRY AS MEALS ON WHEELS IS SCRAPPED' - November 2015
Click here to read "Tomorrow's Care" article - December 2015