New weight management service for ages 14+
Tuesday 18th December 2018
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 Shape Up for Life?
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 below: