F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

Welcome to F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum. This is a free service provided for parents of those suffering from eating disorders. It is moderated by kind, experienced, parent caregivers trained to guide you in how to use the forum and how to find resources to help you support your family member. This forum is for parents of patients with all eating disorder diagnoses, all ages, around the world.

Join these conversations already in progress:
• Road To Recovery - Stories of Hope
• Events for Parents and Caregivers Around the World
• Free F.E.A.S.T Conference Videos

Visit the F.E.A.S.T website for information and support.

If you need help using the forum please reach out to one of the moderators (listed below), or email us at bronwen@feast-ed.org.

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We would like to better understand the experiences of adults in the UK who are close to someone
who has/had an eating disorder. Through participating in the online survey, you will be given the
chance to share your experiences and contribute to recommendations for change.

What is the purpose of the research?
The purpose of the study is to improve our understanding of the experience of close others/carers of
patients with eating disorders. We aim to evaluate whether their experiences of care in the UK align
with the recommendations made by Academy of Eating Disorders and BEAT, the UK charity of eating
We have invited you to complete this survey as we would like you to share with us your experience
of caring for a loved one with an eating disorder. We would especially like to hear your thoughts
about the recommendations. We would like to learn which recommendations you consider to be
particularly important and how we can translate these recommendations into clinical practice. The
information collected will allow us to identify areas of improvement and to recommend actions to
improve close others’ experience of care in eating disorders.

If you would like to participate click here
I have been notified the above link does not work. This appears to be the correct link to the survey. 

More information is here. https://www.feast-ed.org/survey-for-those-caring-for-someone-with-an-eating-disorder-uk/

D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.