ShapeUp4Life is a lifestyle change that focusses on habits and behaviours, combining physical activity, balanced diet for a long-term behaviour change. It will support patients to lose weight, and maintain a progressive weight loss over a 12 week programme.
Who is it for?
People 18 years and older who have a high body mass index (30 or over, or 27.5 and over for Asian, Black African/Caribbean heritages). The patient must live or work in the Dudley Borough, or registered with a Dudley Borough doctor.
Remember they need to be motivated to make healthy lifestyle changes.
Contact Let’s Get Healthy Dudley 01384 732402 / 0800 0614962
This programme is not suitable for anyone who is/has:
Blood pressure between 160/90 and 180/110 The client should be sent to Action Heart for observation, retest, possible exercise tolerance test. Telephone Action Heart 01384 456111 ext.1470 or use referral form A and follow referral process from higher and moderate people to Action Heart.
Clients with blood pressure above 180/110. Refer client back to their GP for guidance on the same day.