Health & weight interventions offered to children and families in Highland, reflect the fact that weight management is complex and multifactorial; they acknowledge that both life circumstances and lifestyle make a difference to weight and health.
Outcome: provide inequality sensitive interventions with children and families which support them to:
improve the quality, variety and quantity of the food eaten
- Maintain inherent abilities to gauge their body’s need for food – responding to internal cues of hunger, thirst and fullness
- Improved skills to make appropriate choices regarding food and health, appropriate to different social and cultural circumstances
- Carers become good role models - promoting appropriate food choices, fit and healthy bodies.
- Engage in physical and social activity to improve wellbeing
- Build good self worth, self care and body respect
In order to meet these outcome children and families will be offered different levels of support and intervention, depending on their health behaviours, circumstances and needs.
Referrals are accepted via your local dietetic department: firstname.lastname@example.org