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So far Sian Riley has created 28 blog entries.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Making sense of smell loss after brain injury

2021-02-16T11:06:22+00:00February 16th, 2021|News|

Red Pepper Nutrition is involved in raising awareness of Anosmia, loss of smell, which can commonly occur following a head injury. Following on from our October 2020 Anosmia Awareness webinar, Sian, alongside Duncan Boak of Fifth Sense and Burnetts solicitors collaborated again for an article in the Neuro Rehab Times.Click on the button below to [...]

Excellent Working Relationship with Red Pepper Nutrition

2021-02-09T12:26:10+00:00February 5th, 2021|News|

Case managers from leading north west companies have backed up findings from a recent survey that identified Red Pepper Nutrition’s excellent working relationships with these professionals, as well as top ratings for quality of care. Going above and beyond The survey was conducted with case managers working in the brain injury sector and revealed [...]

Survey Reveals Top 4 Attributes and Professional Approach

2021-02-09T09:34:41+00:00January 26th, 2021|News|

Friendly, approachable, positive and reputable are the top attributes of Red Pepper Nutrition according to a recent survey of case managers, with 100% agreeing the business has a very professional approach in its communications. Top four attributes The survey was conducted with case managers working in the brain injury sector and asked respondents to [...]

Red Pepper Nutrition: New Year, New Team!

2021-01-20T11:19:35+00:00January 5th, 2021|News|

Red Pepper Nutrition are set to welcome the New Year in style with a new team to meet a growing case load and diverse range of clients. Joining Director Siân Riley towards the end of 2020, the team now comprises Cate Stephens, Dietetic Assistant and Olivia Done, Paediatric Dietitian, together with Holly Honeyford, Administrative [...]

Food, Bowels & Spinal Cord Injury

2021-01-05T14:57:07+00:00December 10th, 2020|News|

Red Pepper Nutrition are delighted to be featured in December’s Forward magazine! Siân and Cate provide information and advice on how to eat well to support both bowel and overall health when living with Spinal Cord injury (SCI). We cover fibre, fluids, and FODMAPs in our informative feature and explain why maintaining healthy [...]

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