Monthly Archives May 2017

Food Buddies

Food Buddies is a way for people to encourage and support each other around food.  Food Buddies started with the concerns and priorities of a group of people in their community.  Each project builds on the assets of that community – the experience and skills of all the people involved, professional expertise and the resources in the local area.  There is reciprocity, rather than some people receiving a service from others.  The approach focuses on supporting and building relationships.  Food Buddies aims to be sustainable and for the impact to continue beyond a project that gets activities underway in an
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Access Panel Conference 2017

Access Panel Conference After months of planning by the Access team at SDEF our annual Access Panel conference was held last Friday in Aberdeen.  SDEF would like to thank all those who attended and to the people who delivered a presentation to the conference.  We held the conference on board the MV Hjaltland which was moored in Aberdeen harbour before its return trip to Shetland. We started with an early lunch of soup and sandwiches which allowed everyone to talk with one another and introduce themselves.  We then kicked off the conference and had presentations from James Linklater who is
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Place Standard tool

NHS Health Scotland, with colleagues in the Scottish Government and Architecture & Design Scotland, have created a tool to support communities to design their place.  It is called the Place Standard.  We have evaluated how it has been used in the first year of implementation.  We have also created a short animated film on it.  We are launching both the film and evaluation report today.  Information about this in this web statement.  It would be great if you could help promote the film and evaluation?  We will be issuing a series of tweets from @NHS_HS today.  If you could retweet
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