Health & Wellbeing
Elmwood holds a ‘Breast Feeding Welcome Award’ from NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. This award is for our promotion of breast feeding within the nursery setting for both parents and staff with all staff trained in a supportive capacity of the person breast feeding.
We are a ‘Smile Too Centre’, also awarded by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde to promote the awareness of good oral hygiene and the importance of eating healthily for the protection of our teeth and indeed the rest of our body.
The Eco Schools Green Flag is awarded by Keep Britain Beautiful for raising awareness of the importance of and the promotion of recycling and keeping the country litter free.
We hold the Family Friendly Silver Award from East Renfrewshire Council for the encouragement, engagement and establishment of positive working relationships with parents and with other services within our local community.
Debbie Lafferty, Chef Debbie as she’s known to the children
NVQ in Catering & Hospitality, Elementary Food Hygiene
Debbie has 10 years experience in the catering industry and has been our resident chef at Elmwood for the last 4 years. Debbie has realised our vision for the promotion of healthy eating, following the ‘Setting the Table’ Document working with only fresh ingredients. She continues to amaze us with new tasty, healthy options with many parents asking for the recipes to try at home.