What is on the menu for vegetarians and vegans in care?

With the popularity of vegan and vegetarian (vegn) diets growing at an unprecedented rate, care providers need to be equipped to cater for vegn residents or risk letting them pass their establishments by. Chef Claire Bannerman from UK charity Vegetarian for Life explains how this innovative charity aims to improve the lives of older veg*ns and support their carers

It is important that the care sector responds to the increasing demand for veg*n dishes. As the leading authority on diet and healthy living advice for older veg*ns, Vegetarian for Life (VfL) is here to help you successfully meet the challenge.

One of the charity’s major goals is to improve the standard of veg*n catering by promoting its UK List – a directory of care facilities and food suppliers that follow its best practice guide, pledging to cater well and ethically for older veg*ns. 

Meeting the needs of a diverse range of older people is important to us, and we hope that VfL will become the first port of call for information for vegans, vegetarians, their families, friends and a broad range of care caterers with our wide range of initiatives:

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