/ Let food be your medicine Fresh, easy, nourishing and delicious pureed food that looks and tastes really good. Particularly appropriate for those who find it difficult or impossible to eat normal food, requiring a radically modified diet that is safe to swallow. Research revealed the eating experience for far too many people was distressing. … Continued
Senior Chef is a FREE eight-week course for people aged 60 and over who want to improve their cooking skills, confidence, or motivation around cooking for one or two people. Classes are three hours long, and run once a week, usually starting at 10am. There are usually eight to 10 people in a class. Each … Continued
Age Concern Canterbury hold a list of meal providers for those who do not qualify for Meals on Wheels or who prefer an independent provider. These meals are delivered either fresh or frozen for you to use at your convenience. Contact Age Concern Canterbury on 366 0903 to have the list sent out or go … Continued
Healthy Eating, Healthy Ageing is a public health project which aims to improve the physical activity levels and the nutritional wellbeing of community-living older people (aged 65 years or close to 65 with age-related conditions) in Canterbury. The project is delivered by a registered dietitian and an administrator based at The Princess Margaret Hospital, Canterbury … Continued
The service is for people using other Nurse Maude Association services and who require advice on nutrition. Provides assessment of dietary needs for a wide range of medical conditions. Support to caregivers providing nutrition to loved ones. Dietary education to promote individual well being. Monitoring and adjustment of feeding regimes for people with terminal illness. … Continued
Frozen Fresh make a range of premium frozen and chilled convenience meals. Perfect for older family members who may be living alone. Tomorrow’s Meals are available at selected Bin Inn, Countdown, Foursquare, New World & Pak N Save stores nationwide.
Community & Public Health (a division of the Canterbury District Health Board) delivers free public health services in Canterbury (from Kaikoura to the Waitaki River) & the West Coast. Public health services are population based health promotion & health protection activities that are concerned with whole populations or groups such as children or elderly people … Continued
Meals on Wheels are available by referral from your General Practice team or other Health Professional. The service is designed to provide a freshly cooked hot dinner meal at midday for those that find it difficult to prepare or access a hot meal. Meals consist of a hot main dish served with seasonal vegetables and a dessert. … Continued