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Local Officers Lend Their Support

27th Jun 2022

Another great partnership to assist our Meals on Wheels diners in Inverell. Thank you to our local officers, we are always grateful for the support we receive....

Staying Warm this Winter

8th Jun 2022

Here are some tips to assist the elderly to stay warm this winter. Ensuring their home is well insulated to retain the heat and draft proofing doors and windows. Providing warm beverages such as tea/coffee or a cup of Milo or Soup. Warming the b...

April 2022 Public Holidays

8th Apr 2022

We are coming up to the Easter Holidays and then Anzac Day, during April and wish to advise that Meals on Wheels will not be delivered on the following days: Closed Good Friday - 15th April 2022 Closed Easter Monday - 18th April 2022 Closed Anza...

Recipe - Upside-Down Cake

6th Apr 2022

They should call this ‘Joy’ cake as that is what you feel when you first try it. Serve with custard for the perfect dessert.Difficulty: EasyPreparation time: 20 minutesCooktime: 60 minutes Ingredients 165g unsalted butter, cubed 1 1/...

Chewing and Swallowing Video

10th Mar 2022

In this video Corinne Cox, Meals on Wheels NSW Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian speaks about Chewing and Swallowing. Meals on Wheels services can cater to those who may require meals that are easy to chew and swallow. This will be discu...

Recipe - Pea and Mint Soup

2nd Mar 2022

Green is good! Get lots of veggie goodness in one bowl. The perfect lunch or light dinner. Can be made beforehand and reheated for a quick and easy meal. Difficulty: Easy Servings: 4 Preparation ...

Fluids Video

17th Feb 2022

Fluids are vital in your diet, without drinking enough, you become at risk of dehydration. Dehydration can cause health issues related to bladder and kidney function. To minimise this risk – drink plenty of fluids throughout...

Cholesterol and Heart Health

3rd Feb 2022

Cholesterol is a type of fat carried around in our blood. It is produced by our body naturally, and we can also get it from some foods. Having high levels of cholesterol in the blood is a risk factor for heart disease, so it’s important to mana...

Recipe - Roasted stuffed sweet potatoes

25th Jan 2022

Dress up simple roasted sweet potatoes with a rich tomato bean stew. Difficulty: Easy Servings: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooktime: 60 minutes Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes...

Malnutrition - What is it exactly?

6th Jan 2022

What is malnutrition? Malnutrition occurs over time when a person does not meet their body’s nutritional requirements – this might be due to deficiencies (not enough), excesses (too much) or imbalances in nutrient intake. The term malnut...