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.  Translated versions can be downloaded in Arabic, Burmese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Hindi, Karen, Swahili and Vietnamese.

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Healthy habits and a healthy weight

There is plenty you can do to help your child and family eat well, be more active and stay healthy.  Translated versions can be downloaded in Arabic, Burmese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Hindi, Karen, Swahili and Vietnamese.

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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

Body mass index (BMI)-for-age percentile chart for 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.  Translated versions can be downloaded in Arabic, Burmese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Hindi, Karen, Swahili and Vietnamese.

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BMI-for-age percentile chart for boys

Translated versions can be downloaded in Arabic, Burmese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Hindi, Karen, Swahili and Vietnamese.

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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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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.

You can download the high resolution, print ready PDFs here.

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Promotional poster

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

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Guide to accurately weighing a child

Appropriate for most children 2 years, and older.

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Guide to accurately weighing an infant

Appropriate for most children 2 years, and under.

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Implementing Routine Growth Assessment of Children

A toolkit for Local Health Districts

Find out more information about the steps to  implementing routine growth assessment of children by downloading the toolkit.

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G04Fun® Flyers

Learn more about Go4Fun® with these consumer-facing flyers.

Go4Fun Flyer

Go4Fun Online Flyer

Aboriginal Go4Fun Flyer

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.

Go4Fun poster

Go4Fun Online poster

Aboriginal Go4Fun poster

Go4Fun® promotional videos

Videos promoting Go4Fun® ready for download.

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Referral forms for secondary services

Secondary services are available for children from the local health area who are above a healthy weight. If age (7-13 years) and clinically appropriate, children should also be enrolled in Go4Fun. Most clinics are multidisciplinary and may include a nurse, paediatrician, dietitian, exercise physiologist or physiotherapist and a clinical psychologist. The clinic frequency is varied.

Referral forms for tertiary service

Currently there is one multidisciplinary tertiary clinic for children well above a healthy weight located at the Children’s Hospital Westmead. The clinic is available for children aged 2-16 years with a BMI Z score > 2.5. If age (7-13 years) and clinically appropriate, children should also be enrolled in Go4Fun. Multidisciplinary clinics are held weekly and include a nurse, paediatrician, dietitian, physiotherapist and clinical psychologist.

 

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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