- 6c Wildflower Way, Apollo Road, Belfast, Co Antrim, BT12 6TA
- Contact Person
- Telephone Number
- 028 9066 2825
- Email Address
- Web Address
-To import long term outcomes for children in terms of physical health, emotional well being.
-To support the development of high quality, community based early years services across NI/ ROI
-To support the professional development of the early years work.
-To support parents in their parenting, caring and education work.
-To support community development principles and practices
Family Health Initiative
This is a FREE 8 week healthy lifestyle programme for all families who have a child under 5 years in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area.
The prevention programme (under fives) has been designed to run over eight weeks, with a follow-up in week 16.
The management programme (8-11 year olds) has been designed to run over ten weeks, with follow-ups in weeks 16, 24 and 36.
The aims of the programme are to empower families to:
Understand the importance of a balanced diet and make healthier food choices.
Understand the importance of exercise and increase physical activity levels.
Understand the physical and emotional consequences connected to obesity.
Build the skills and confidence of parents to model healthy lifestyle choices for their children, and enable their children to lead healthy lives combining a balanced diet, physical exercise, rest and play in a sociable family atmosphere.
To register or find out where your nearest programme is telephone Diane on 07791334012
- Available to Age Groups
0 - 11 yrs
- Category of Services
- Areas covered
- Method of Access (Referral)