Connect Up 4 Kids Healthy Weight Pathway
The Connect Up 4 Kids Healthy Weight Pathway provides a guide for General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professionals in assessing children aged between 3 and 7 years around healthy weight and provides a visual guide to the available referral options in the ACT for those children who are outside the healthy weight range.
The pathway encourages practitioners to assess all children between the ages of 3 and 7 opportunistically, "Every Child, Every Visit".
The pathway also incorporates the child health assessment points of the Healthy Kids Check and the ACT Kindergarten Health Screen, where assessment of the height and weight of the child is likely to be undertaken as part of the examination. encourages practitioners to assess all children between the ages of 3 and 7 years.
Connect Up 4 Kids Healthy Weight Pathway Quick Reference Guide
The Health Weight Pathway Quick Reference Guide exists to assist health professionals in implementing and following the Connect Up 4 Kids Healthy Weight Pathway by providing further information on key points of the pathway process.
Online BMI Calculator
The BMI Calculator located on the Better Health Channel website is a user friendly tool that provides an accurate visual representation of BMI in Children and Adolescents incorporating the CDC BMI-for-age growth charts.
Capital Health Network Guide to Child Specific Service Providers in the ACT
The CHN Guide to Child Specific Service Providers has been developed to assist health professionals to find both private and public allied health practitioners who actively work with children and families. The list has been developed via individual consultation and web listing searches. If you know of an allied health practitioner or service who should be included on this list please email a.gledhill [at] chnact.org.au.