Go4Fun is a free NSW Health program for children aged 7-13 years who are above a healthy weight, and their families. The program aims to help families learn about eating well and staying active. The program includes: face-to-face sessions once a week for 10 weeks during the school term, facilitated by qualified health professionals, group learning and game-based activities.
The benefits of Go4Fun include:
- Significant, positive changes in health-related behaviours
- An equitable program that’s free to all eligible children, especially those most in need
- A practical solution you can recommend to patients, referring health professionals receive a report highlighting improvements at the end of the program.
Many parents don’t know when their child is above a healthy weight, that’s why your role as a health professional is vital. You can screen for and address a child’s weight status as part of your normal growth assessments.
How to refer?
There are a number of ways for health professionals to refer a patient to Go4Fun:
- MedicalDirector (look for ‘Referral form- Go4Fun’ in the ‘supplied’ section)
- Best Practice (search ‘Go4Fun referral form’)
- Health Pathways (search ‘Go4Fun’)
- Healthy Kids for Professionals
- Our online registration form
- Download a copy of the Health professional Referral Form
- To referral multiple patients at one time, use this bulk registration form. Families will be contacted individually by the registration team to identify the most suitable program.
Families can also refer directly using the online registration form, or by calling 1800 780 900.
Find out more about the program at https://go4fun.com.au/