Health professionals

We offer healthy lifestyle programs, training, resources and data management. Our healthy lifestyle programs are evidence-based and designed by health experts. Our range includes programs for all ages.

Better Health Company approach

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Principles

Three essential elements are necessary for sustainable and effective weight management. These are nutrition, physical activity and behaviour change.

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Community based

Sustainable partnerships make sure we can provide either funded or cost effective services for all ages, cultures and communities

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Health professional developed

Our programs and services are evidence-based and developed by expert dietitians, psychologists and exercise professionals.

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Practical action

We believe in a holistic approach to health to make sure that our advice is achievable and supports a healthy lifestyle.

Evidence base and published research

Our programs are evidence-based and aligns with all current Australian guidelines, including:
•    The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating.
•    The 24-hour Movement Guidelines.
•   The Clinical Practice Guidelines for management of overweight and obesity in adults, adolescents and children.
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Our published research includes:
Khanal S, Welsby D, Lloyd B, Innes-Highes C, Lukeis S, Rissel C. Effectiveness of a once per week delivery of a family-based childhood obesity intervention: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Pediatric Obesity. 2015.
Skouteris H, Hill B, McCabe M, Swinburn B, Busija L. A parent-based intervention to promote health eating and active behaviours in pre-school children: evaluation of the MEND 2-4 randomized controlled trial. Pediatric Obesity. 2015: 11; 4-10.
Skouteris H, McCabe M, Swinburn B, Hill B. Healthy eating and obesity prevention for preschoolers: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2010: 10; 220.

How to make a referral

Referring your client to one of our programs is simple and can be the motivation a family needs to register.
We accept referrals via:
Email: info@betterhealthcompany.org
Fax: 1300 325 301
Phone: 1300 822 953.

Download our referral form or order referral
pads for your clinic by contacting us.
Referral forms for a number of our programs are also
available through clinical software, including Best
Practice, Medical Director and Titanium.

Clinical engagement

When you refer a patient to one of our programs, you will receive regular updates on their progress. With the family’s consent, we will send you letters and reports to inform you:

•    When your referral is received.
•    When your patient is registered to a program.
•  Patient outcomes after they complete the program.
•   If your patient chooses not to participate in the program.
•   If your patient drops out of the program before completing it.

Delivering a program

Are you a health professional or organisation looking to deliver a program? We provide full training and all supporting resources to help you deliver programs in your local community or workplace.
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Our complete training packages includes:
  • Experienced program facilitators.
  • Ongoing program support.
  • Data management services.
  • Detailed reporting.
  • Program promotion services.

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