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Concussion Aware – If in doubt, sit it out!

2021-06-29T11:39:00+01:00June 28th, 2021|News|

The sun is out and grassroots sports are back! Red Pepper Nutrition is proud to be sponsoring our local U15 cricket team, promoting and making the pledge to the no risk approach to head injury as part of Headway’s ‘Concussion Aware’ campaign. The coach and some of the players at Prestbury U15’s are well [...]

The latest Red Pepper Podcast is here

2021-04-25T17:51:32+01:00April 23rd, 2021|News|

2021 is off to an exciting start for Red Pepper Nutrition as we launch our Podcast! If the events of 2020 have taught us anything, it is that technology is here to be embraced - from e-health, learning, communication, and entertainment. Podcasting is an accessible method of communication, encouraging creative thinking and expanding our [...]

Restrictive Eating and ARFID

2021-04-15T09:17:14+01:00April 7th, 2021|News|

Paediatric Dietitian, and Red Pepper Nutrition’s Associate Dietitian, Olivia Done recently attended the University of Winchester online course to learn more about Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), to help us understand how to assess the scale of restrictive eating that we can sometimes see in Neuro-disability and the innovative treatment options to [...]

COVID-19 Policy

2021-04-06T11:22:09+01:00April 3rd, 2021|News|

Written - March 2020 Updated 3rd June 2020, 5th November 2020, 3rd January 2021, 5th January 2021, 25th January 2021 Siân - first dose Covid vaccine - Oxford AstraZeneca 25th January 2021, second dose - Oxford AstraZeneca 2nd April 2021 As of January 2021, the UK has entered it's 3rd lockdown. In light of [...]

Red Pepper Nutrition’s New Step-by-Step Guide for Working with Case Managers

2021-04-07T10:12:04+01:00March 19th, 2021|News|

Red Pepper Nutrition has produced a new 10-Step Guide showing the key steps a Case Manager needs to know about when organising dietetic treatment for their clients. Co-ordinating dietetic treatment can be a complex process, so the new guide offers new and experienced Case Managers a clear outline of the ‘journey’ they will take [...]

Accessible Communication is Key

2021-03-16T12:17:03+00:00March 12th, 2021|News|

Communication is key in the work which Red Pepper Nutrition undertakes. We work with a variety of clients who have different needs, abilities, and communication skills. As such we often need to adapt our own communication methods to ensure we’re effectively supporting our clients. The events of last year have allowed us to embrace [...]

Creatine in Neuro Rehabilitation

2021-03-11T19:49:05+00:00March 4th, 2021|Rehabilitation|

The nutritional supplement creatine has been widely used by body builders and athletes for many years. Recently, there has been an increase in research looking at creatine in rehabilitation and health. This research has recently come to the attention of the wider public and especially those affected by neurological injury, who are keen to [...]