A series of resources that help those working with children and families to refer young people aged 19 and under to healthy lifestyle services have gone live across the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster.
Additionally, the Family Healthy Weight Care Pathways will ensure that children and families receive consistent healthy lifestyle messages from all relevant services and agencies. The accompanying toolkit will provide healthy weight information and guidance, listings of services and training opportunities for staff.
The Family Healthy Weight Care Pathways
The Family Healthy Weight Care pathways (for ages 0-4 and 5-19) have been created with the support of health and children’s services from across the boroughs and are for all people who work with children. They are holistic, evidence-based, system-wide and ensure:
The establishment of the pathways will facilitate children and families in accessing the support they need to develop healthy eating and physical activity habits for life.
What is the Family Healthy Weight Care Pathway Toolkit?
The accompanying toolkit provides additional information and resources to ensure the pathway can be successfully implemented. It includes:
The resources can be downloaded from the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham’s website.
For further information about the pathways and toolkit, contact:
Public Health Commissioner Healthy Weight and Schools