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Finding a veggie friendly care home

There’s a lot to consider when choosing a suitable care home for yourself or a family member: location, care inspection rating, food, facilities, activities, and more. As a vegan or vegetarian (veg*n) there’s even more to consider. Will this care home respect your beliefs and values...

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Posted by ellie@vegetarianforlife.org.uk on 22/02/22 in Articles and Life After Retirement and VfL News and Events

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Share your story

We want to ensure that the voices of vegans and vegetarians are heard. If you, a family member, or friend have faced problems as a vegan or vegetarian when receiving care, we want to know. It may be that you were served food that did not meet your needs, or a family member’s beliefs were igno...

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Posted by Oliver on 16/02/22 in VfL News and Events

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Give isolated veg*ns ‘A Write to Smile’

V for Life recently launched a card-writing campaign, in the hope of raising a smile among isolated older veg*ns. An estimated 350,000 people aged over 65 in the UK are fully vegan or vegetarian and the statistics indicate a further future increase. Around 7,000 of these live in UK care homes. Howe...

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Posted by Amanda on 06/02/22 in VfL News and Events

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