Provides education and support to children, teens and their families to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
Initial individual needs assessments and feedback conducted at Langley Memorial Hospital. Offers activity sessions and discussions regarding healthy eating, active living, and emotional issues around eating.
- Children and adolescents 6-17 years
- Children/adolescents with a BMI (Body Mass Index) greater than 97th percentile. Children/adolescents with a BMI between 85th and 97th percentile will be considered if certain medical conditions are present.
- Family and children must be willing to participate in the program
Referral form to be completed by physician or nurse practitioner required.
Fraser Health is currently providing the Shapedown BC program in both English and Punjabi.