Workplace, Schools, Early Years And Care Homes
Helen has previously been a member of the accreditation panel for the Greater Manchester Good Work, Good Health Charter and can support businesses to meet the award criteria around healthy eating. She is skilled in developing food policies, is experienced in working with vending companies and caterers to increase healthier options, and has implemented promotional programmes to increase the uptake of healthier options.
For many years Helen was the chair of the Wigan ‘Food in Schools’ group. This group produced resources for schools; supported these schools in promoting healthy eating at breakfast; encouraged pupils to choose healthy drinks and snacks; and supported the school meal service to meet the national nutritional standards.
Helen led with members of the oral health team, a training programme for governors based on food policy development.
Helen has had significant experience working with nurseries and children’s centres. Obviously within early years, children have a different set of nutritional needs and Helen is able to devise menus to meet their nutritional needs. Helen has also had experience in training childminders, nursery staff and children’s centre staff about healthy food.
Healthierdiets is also able to offer care homes:
- Suitable provision for therapeutic or special diet
- Review of menus and recommendations
- Support and advice for menu development
- Advice and support to help you meet nutritional guidelines