What others are doing


Chex have provided some excellent case studies highlighting what does work and what could work in an ‘older people friendly community’.

    • ‘Picture of Health’ CHEX DVD (2012)  – case studies with Mearns & Coastal Healthy Living Initiative and Healthy Living Group in Eyemouth

  • From Crises to Innovation’ Groups across Highland developing transport services specific to the needs of their communities.
  • ‘A Bite & a Blether’ (2014) Community Food and Health Scotland (CFHS) write up of work going on in 6 lunch clubs across Scotland
  • ‘Building Economic Evidence from community-led health’ – Briefing published by NHS Health Scotland (2011), CHEX, CFHS and others directly informed. Pages 30-32 look at ‘Food Train': a volunteer led grocery shopping,
    befriending and household support service for older people in Dumfries and Galloway and West Lothian.

Other useful resources