MEND is a fun, evidence-based, multi-component program that combines physical activity, nutrition education, support and strategies to assist children to become fit and healthy and help them stay that way. mend_program_7-13yrs_flyer

Program Information

Who is it for?

Children aged between 7 to 13 years and their parents or carers.  This program is for children who have been identified as above their healthy weight range for their age and height.

What is it about?

MEND is a fun, evidence-based, multi-component program that combines physical activity, nutrition education, support and strategies to assist children to become fit and healthy and help them stay that way.

How much time will it take?

2 x 2-hour sessions per week for 10 weeks

Phone for times and dates.

Who provides it?

MEND- trained worker (Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist, Health Promotion worker, Allied Health Assistant).

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4500 to speak to our MEND Coordinator.

Program Cost

Free

Ballarat Community Health will, from time to time, offer free community based Health and welfare programs.  The programs are commonly supported through external grants that provide for the general betterment of the community.