We’re campaigning to save and enhance meals on wheels services, reinvigorate lunch clubs, and make sure that all older people have access to a decent meal every day.
We’re working with individuals, communities and government to:
- Save, reintroduce and enhance meals on wheels services.
- Promote a ‘more than meal’ approach where services include welfare checks, links to other support, and a lifeline of regular contact.
- Champion innovative and strategic approaches that recognise the long-term benefits and savings of meals on wheels for older people, for communities, and for the public purse.
Connect with other people who care about meals on wheels!
We have an email forum for anyone involved in meals on wheels service delivery, campaigning, or community work. Join this forum to ask questions, share resources and get support from others who are running, developing or expanding meals on wheels services across the UK. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join. Once subscribed you can then send a message to everyone in the group by emailing email@example.com
Sustain’s Campaign to Save Meals on Wheels
The Older People’s Food Campaign is working to protect and enhance meals on wheels services. We’re calling for funding, support and legislation that protects and enhances meals on wheels services, so that every older adult across the UK who needs one can access one.
Older people's food in London
London is a global city with over residents, yet it thousands of older Londoners do not have access to a good, nutritious meal every day. It is time to turn this around and build 21st century solutions for London.
Support and advice
We’ve compiled resources and support to ensure that older people and disabled people don't go without a meal.
Home from hospital: Making sure people have access to food at hospital discharge and beyond
It is vitally important to ensure people have access to nutritious food when they are discharged from hospital and during their recovery. Yet variable practice around the country can hamper people's recovery and services can find it hard to sustain themselves. We want to change that.
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