Resources

Downloadable resources for Health Professionals.

8 for a healthy weight

There are eight simple steps to help your patients lead a healthy lifestyle and get back on track.

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Healthy habits and a healthy weight

Tips for your child and family. More children than ever are above a healthy weight, but there is plenty you can do to help your child and family eat well, be more active and stay healthy.

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Guide to accurately measuring the length of a child

Standing height measurement is appropriate for most children 2 years, and older.

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Guide to accurately measuring the height of a child

Length measurement is appropriate for most children under 2 years, and older if unable to stand.

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Body mass index (BMI)-for-age percentile chart for boys and girls

It’s not always easy to tell if a child is a healthy weight for their age and height.

Children and teenagers need to grow, but they are healthiest if they stay within a certain weight range as they grow. This is called a healthy weight for their age.

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Assessment flow chart

For weight assessment and management in children above a healthy weight.
Information is relevant for all clinicians providing care for children 2–17 years old

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Paper-based weight status calculator

Parents can use this chart to determine their child’s weight status using a standard calculator. It’s best if you calculate your child’s weight status every 3 months and track over time.

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Promotional poster

A poster promoting height and weight measurements. The download is ready for print.

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Go4Fun®

Learn more about Go4Fun® with this information sheet.

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Go4Fun® Referral Form

Fill out the form and send back to Go4Fun. The parent/carer of the child referred will be contacted within five working days with further information on a local Go4Fun® program.

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Go4Fun® Poster

Free fun program for kids to become fitter, healthier and happier.

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Go4Fun® promotional videos

Videos promoting Go4Fun® ready for download.

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Referral forms for secondary services

Children from the area who are above a healthy weight and have completed/ are enrolled in Go4Fun. Clinics are multidisciplinary and include paediatrician, dietitian, exercise physiologist and psychologist. Clinics are held monthly.

Hornsby Healthy Kids

Westmead Dietitian Service

Nepean service

Referral forms for tertiary service

Currently there is one tertiary multidisciplinary clinic for children and families who are well above a healthy weight. The clinic is based at the Children’s Hospital Westmead. The clinic is available for children aged 0-16 years with a BMI Z score > 2.5 who have/are enrolled in Go4Fun. Clinics are multidisciplinary and include paediatrician, dietitian, exercise physiologist and psychologist. Clinics are held monthly.

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network weight management clinic

Get Healthy Service

The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service® (Get Healthy Service) is a FREE telephone service staffed by university qualified health coaches aimed at supporting adults to make lifestyle changes.

Eligible for people 16 years and above.

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Get Healthy Service Referral Form

GPs and other Health Professionals can target those in the community who need the Get Healthy Service the most, both in terms of a client’s socio-demographic profile as well as their risk factor profile.

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Get Healthy Service FAQs

FAQs to help you answer all your questions about the Get Healthy Program.

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Get Healthy Service promotional videos

Videos promoting the Get Healthy Service ready for download.

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Promotional images

Suite of promotional images, ideal for your websites, emails, and newsletters.

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8 for a healthy weight

Suite of icon files from the ‘8 for a healthy weight’ resource.

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