Local Weight Management services

LGG (Let get going) 

Let’s Get Going (LGG) is a FREE 10 week healthy lifestyle programme with the aim to engage, inspire and enable children and their families to make healthy lifestyle choices long term.

Delivered within schools and community settings and now online, this interactive programme contains fun workshops and games to encourage children and families to achieve a healthy and active lifestyle long term.

 

Alive’n’kicking will support children and young people between the ages of 4 to 11 years who live or go to school in Bracknell Forest and are on or above the 91st BMI centile to reach and maintain a healthier weight. Based on a family centred approach the programme will support families to improve their health and wellbeing through appropriate and sustainable lifestyle changes to their diet and physical activity. Eligible families will be able to access 12 weeks of free face-to-face sessions, along with regular physical activity sessions in community venues across the borough. 

  

Professionals can refer patients into the service, as can other professionals. Families can also self-refer. Please click here for more information. 

 

 

Note: Not NHS funded

Weight watchers – 13-18year olds can attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian with written permission from a Doctor.

Spark is a FREE 10-week group programme* for children aged 7-13 and their families. The programme consists of fun games and activities helping families make small changes for a BIG difference. You will learn how to make healthier food choices and how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, whilst become more active.

Spark empowers families to make sustainable changes towards a healthier lifestyle.

Spark sessions are held in a range of locations across Bucks and are held during early evening and weekends. 

To find out more and enrol with Spark please visit https://www.bucksspark.co.uk/

 

Note: Not NHS funded

Weight watchers – 13-18year olds can attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian with written permission from a Doctor.

 

 

 

Note: Not NHS funded

Weight watchers – 13-18year olds can attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian with written permission from a Doctor.

 

If you are over 16 you can also speak to your GP if you are eligible for 'exercise on prescription' 

 

Face to face support in the community / Virtual classes / ShapeUp4Life app
Visit our website here: www.shapeup4lifehampshire.co.uk
Call 023 8218 0287 or Text 'ShapeUp' to 66777

Be Your Best

 

Be Your Best is all about helping your family to better health by supporting them to eat better and move more

If you have children aged 0-12 who weigh a bit more than they should, they can help you:

  • eat healthily on a budget
  • plan meals – even for fussy eaters
  • find ways to be more active
  • start swapping unhealthy habits for good ones

For eligible families they even offer one to one consultations with community nurses and exclusive online wokshops for parents.  

 

Note: Not NHS funded

Weight watchers – 13-18year olds can attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian with written permission from a Doctor.

These national resources can get you started on your journey. 

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