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Project information

Can Do Diet

Changing the mindset of renal patients to focus on what you can eat not what you can't eat. We aim to educate them on budgets and ingredients enabling them to have a healthier lifestyle and feel empowered.


Charity information: Kidney Wales

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  • Need


    Negative attitude towards diet within the renal community. We are trying to identify opportunities rather than restrictions for the patients.


    By educating the patients on opportunities when it comes to their daily diet. The project will cover diet, budget and an overall healthy lifestyle.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Identify opportunities rather than restrictions for renal patients


    » concentrate on 3 main areas - diet - budget - overall healthy lifestyle
    » Link with patients and health care professionals

    What success will look like

    Focus groups following lessons with patients

  • Impact


    Create and environment where by patients are creating recipes and sharing this knowledge with other patients. Regular focus group following lessons will patients will help demonstrate this, as well as organised social events locally for patients.


    Lack of engagement - we as a charity have been asked to create this by a group of patients who would like to carry this forward. A pilot scheme has been run by an NHS dietitian in a different area which was proven extremely popular.


    Internal marketing communications, social media updates, website

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £17,980

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      Amount Heading Description
      £12,000 Kitchen Hire Hire of kitchen facilities and staff for 12 sessions throughout the year
      £260 Uniform 20 pinny's to use throughout the year during sessions
      £720 Food food for a years worth of workshops for 20 patients
      £4,000 Graduation Pack Graduation pack for each patient which will include recipe's, notes book from sessions.
      £1,000 Travel assistance Travel support for patients
  • Background


    Sessions will be held in Cardiff Met University however the project is open to patients across Wales.


    Renal patients across Wales

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Link to patients and health care professionals. Links to local universities. Leading renal charity in Wales.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Sian Evans

    Leading the patient team who will be delivering this project.