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Shape Up 4 Life

ShapeUp 4 Life Programme

PLEASE NOTE: 

Our current Tier 2 Adult Weight Management service, ShapeUp4Life will cease delivery as of 31st March 2020. ShapeUp4Life will no longer accept referrals after Friday 24th January 2020. Any referrals the service receives after this date, will be encouraged to contact our Community Health Trainer team for weight management support.

From 1st April 2020, the Community Health Trainer service will expand to include a 12-week group-based programme as well as offering the current one to one programme. Contact details for the Community Health Trainer service; Phone: 0300 0034566 Email: health.trainers@wiltshire.gov.uk

For further information on services to support overweight/obese patients, please visit our Healthy Weight 4 Life e-toolkit - http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/public-health-weight-professionals or patients can be signposted to the public facing page - http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/public-health-weight.

Please send any queries to katie.davies@wiltshire.gov.uk

We are pleased to announce that Wiltshire’s weight management provider, Solutions 4 Health who deliver the Shape Up 4 Life group weight management programme, now accept referrals of people who are 14 years or older.

What is it?

Shape Up 4 Life (SU4L) is a FREE 12 week weight management programme that supports people to lose weight and keep it off long term.

Run in groups of 12 – 15 people both daytime and evening in community settings; sessions are interactive, practical and discussion based.

Each 1.5 hour weekly session consists of a 45 minute nutrition workshop covering topics such as snacking, portion sizes, fats and sugar. Followed by 45 minutes of light exercise such as circuits, boxercise, resistance bands and seated exercise.

The programme focuses on changing behaviours, increasing activity levels and making educated choices in order to lose weight.

  • Aged over 14 with a BMI ≥ 30 kg.m² or ≥ 28 kg.m² with co-morbidities (those between 14 – 16 will be required to attend with a parent or guardian and have a BMI over the 91st Centile).
  • Living in Wiltshire

 

To find out more information about this service visit https://www.solutions4health.co.uk/our-services/shapeup4life/. If you would like a member of the Solutions 4 Health team to visit your school then please contact  Matt.Bearne@solutions4health.co.uk 

To refer into this service simply call or email using the details at the top of this page.