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.

REFERRAL FORMS - GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

REFERRAL FORMS – HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

 

What happens after I refer a patient?

During the initial call, health coaches ask a number of screening and assessment questions about;

  • Any recent hospitalisations,
  • Chronic conditions,
  • Illnesses relating to the heart, lungs or brain,
  • Physical conditions, including pregnancy,
  • Mental health considerations and
  • Special dietary considerations.

If participants are self referred and these questions highlight any potential risks, the participant is referred to their GP to obtain medical clearance prior to taking part in the program. In this instance, the GP may be asked to determine whether their patient is:

  • Suitable for the Service.
  • Suitable for the Service with some considerations.
  • Not suitable for the Service.

Where patients are referred by their GP, the safety assessment becomes part of the referral.

 

Feedback Letters

With the participant’s consent, the Service will provide you with participant updates at baseline, mid-point and when a participant graduates 

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    Parminder

    • 33 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "It was very hard to start but once you do it's too easy and now it's become part of my everyday life."

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    Roger

    • 56 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "It was very good having that person, it gave you some motivation and justification because if I hadn't done the right thing I was honest and told her, she didn't judge."

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    Ian

    • 58 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "I have gone from being an overweight guy who didn't exercise, to now where I consider myself very fit, very healthy. This has turned my life around!"

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    Laurel

    • 50 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "One thing my health coach taught me was about calories, I am now very mindful of calories as well as 5 servings of fruit and vegetables... it's been a great learning experience."

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    Elizabeth

    • 63 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "My husband eats a lot better, not a lot of junk, but if he indulges I can say no and not let it worry me which makes me feel better in myself."

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    Wendy

    • 41 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    ""We do a lot more as a family now, especially with the kids... I am not embarrassed to get into a swimming costume, I feel more comfortable""

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    Joe

    • 60 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    ""Being able to make positive life changes, and being able to do that in front of friends and family has been important""

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    Rececca

    • 40 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Participant

    ""I get excited every couple of weeks when my health coach calls. I really like the way my coach talks and shows she cares. She helps me make realistic goals."

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    Maria

    • 49 Years Old
    • Get Healthy Graduate

    "“I would highly recommend this Service for anyone who would like to become healthy or even just gain a better understanding about their food and exercise habits.”"