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Weight Management in Children - Referrals and Intervention Services

 

Weight Management in Children: Intervention Services  -  Eastern Bay of Plenty 

Name

Programme Description

Length/Cost

Location

Criteria

Referral

Maternal, Child and Youth Dietitian

Weight management services and healthy eating advice

One on one consults or tailored group talks as

No cost.

Clinics held at Whakatane, 
Edgecumbe, Kawerau, 
Opotiki, Taneatua and
Te Kaha

Any child (birth-18 years) with BMI at or above 85th percentile

 

Anyone can refer.

Best Practice eReferral, Paper form or Fax: 07 306 2399, or Email NHI to: Nikki.Coates@ebpha.org.nz

Ph 07 306 2324 / 021 447 312

Active Families, EBOP

The aim is to support,
encourage and motivate
the referred child and their families to make healthier
lifestyle choices through
increasing physical activity levels and improving
eating habits.
 

Families are supported by:

Regular family visits (monthly or less), for up to 12 months.

No cost.

 

Anywhere in
BOPDHB region.
Usually visited at home but can
meet at
Sport BOP Office: 
22 Commerce
St, 
Whakatane

Child aged between 4-17 years with:

-BMI over the 95th percentile for 5-17 year olds;

-BMI over the 98th percentile for 4 year olds (as identified at B4 school check);

-Stable medical condition(s)

-Enrolled with WBOP PHO

-Referred child and family are willing and able to make lifestyle changes. 

Referral by GP, practice
nurse or health professional.

Best Practice eReferral, or complete a written
GRx Active Families
referral form and fax: 
Fax 07 308 8461

Referral pads can be
obtained by emailing: 
admin@sportbop.co.nz

Phone 07 308 8304

 

Weight Management in Children: Intervention Services  -  Western Bay of Plenty

Name

Programme Description

Length/Cost

Location

Criteria

Referral

Active Families,
WBOP

The aim is to support, encourage and motivate the referred child and their families to make healthier lifestyle choices through increasing physical activity levels and improving eating habits.

Families are supported by:

Regular family visits (monthly or less), up to 12 months.

No cost.

 

 

Anywhere in BOPDHB region.  Usually visited at home or sometimes at Sport BOP Office:

406 Devonport Rd,
Tauranga

 

 

Child aged between 4-17 years with:

- BMI over the 95th percentile for 5-17 year olds;
- BMI over the 98th percentile for 4 year olds (as identified at B4 school check);
- Stable medical condition(s)
- Enrolled with WBOP PHO
- Referred child and family are willing and able to make lifestyle changes.

Referral by GP,
practice nurse or
health professional.

Best Practice eReferral,
or complete a written

GRx Active Families
referral form and fax: 
07 571 8463

Referral pads can be
obtained by emailing
admin@sportbop.co.nz

Phone: 07 578 0016

Whānau
Wellness

Practical hands on programme for the whole whānau with a focus on nutrition, physical activity, stress and sleep/screen management.

Participants learn practical tools to support them to make healthy lifestyle changes. Each session involves a healthy cooking component and activities tailored to suit the group.

WW is run by the WBOP PHO Community dietitian and is supported by Positive Parenting Coaches.

6 sessions
over 12 weeks

No cost.

Course held at:

154 First Ave West,
Tauranga

Sometimes home visit may be made to whanau’s home.

Families where:

-a child is aged 5 years old or less

- a child has a BMI on the 98th percentile at the B4SC

- enrolled with WBOP PHO

Referral by GP or
other health
professional.

Referral form

Phone: 07 571 2100

Fax: 07 578 2657

Email: Jenniev@wboppho.org.nz

SwitchedOn
Exercise and
Wellness Centre

Healthy families lifestyle programme.  Exercise and wellness focus, group sessions and gym program.

http://www.switchedon.org.nz/hocking-street

12 week programme ongoing.

Cost: $12/week

14B Hocking St,
Mount Maunganui

8 years +

Anyone can refer,
including self referral. 

Phone 07 975 0005

Email:
hockingstreet@switchedon
.org.nz

Te Tohu
Haumanu
programme,

The Centre for
Health

 

 

Kaupapa Maori exercise, nutrition and education programme, includes concurrent parents programme.

Child attends for exercise, food is provided, and education.

Suitable for all children with a key focus on Maori and Pacific.

http://www.thecentreforhealth.co.nz/

Attend 3 days a week for 12 weeks.

Cost: All whanau are asked to give a koha.

103 Third Ave,
Tauranga

4-18 years old

Anyone can refer,
including self-referral.

Fax referral:  07 281 1234

Email referral:
hello@thecentreforhealth
.co.nz

NB: If referral from
Paediatrician or GP
please include
PathLab script for
HbA1c and Cholesterol
for pre- and post-
programme
assessments

Mauri Oho
Wellness
Programme,

Nga 
Mataapuna
Oranga

Kaupapa Maori programme in development, presently being
piloted.

 

 

Details will be updated
once pilot is complete.

For information,
contact:
carliza@nmo.org.nz

 



Last updated : Monday, January 22, 2018
Next review date : Tuesday, January 22,2019


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