Grendon Recycling Centre HAS MOVED to Lower House Farm located off the A5 roundabout at Dordon along Gypsy Lane towards Wood End. Postcode CV9 2QA
What is the Heartbeat Award?
Heartbeat Award Information
Heartbeat is a National award run by councils and NHS Dieticians given to Caterers who care about food and health and can demonstrate that they:
- Offer healthy food choices to diners.
- Have good food hygiene practices in their premises.
There are 3 different types of Heartbeat Awards
- Standard Heartbeat Award
- Young at Heart Award
- Kinder Heart Award
Standard Heartbeat Award - this is awarded to Caterers who have suitable healthy food choices on their menus and have good food hygiene practices and regular staff training.
Young at Heart Award - this is a special Award for hospitals and nursing homes who cater for older people. It shows that the establishment cares about the health of its residents and that it reaches the nutrition and hygiene standards of the 'National Care Standards for Nursing Homes' and 'Essence of Care'.
Kinder Heart Award - this is a special Award for nurseries who cater for the under fives. It shows that the establishment cares about the health of its children and that it reaches the appropriate nutrition and hygiene standards of the Caroline Walker Trust guidelines.
For premises to be eligible for a Heartbeat Award they must have a received a rating of 5 - Very Good in their last food hygiene inspection as well as having healthy food choices.
For more information on these awards please see the appropriate downloads on this site or contact the food Safety Team in Environmental Health.