Healthy Families Service

Healthy Families is an exciting, 12 week course which supports children and families to feel good and be more healthy. The course is aimed for children and young people who are aged between 3–17 years, are identified as being above a healthy weight and needing positive support to achieve a healthier BMI.

Throughout the course, our team will work with you and your family to help you set and achieve some simple, manageable health goals – whether that’s losing a few pounds, getting more active, or learning to cook healthy meals together.

Run by our team of friendly NHS health & fitness professionals, each course offers weekly 1–1.5 hour after-school fun sessions, suitable for the whole family to take part in.

With courses running all over the city, why not consider trying one in your area?
All of the courses are completely free to attend.

To find out more about the course please contact the Healthy Families team on:

Tel: 0151 295 3055

Email: healthyfamilies@liverpoolch.nhs.uk

Website: Click here

Dental Health Promotion

The Dental Health Promotion team works across Liverpool supporting Children Centres, Schools, including schools for children with special educational needs. They also work to support carers of older people and some of the more vulnerable groups in the community to be active in promoting and supporting good oral health choices and care.

The key messages for good oral health are;

• Become more active or mobileeduce the amount and frequency of foods and drinks containing sugar

• Sugary foods and drinks should be kept to mealtimes only

• Brush teeth and gums thoroughly twice a day, last thing at night and on one other occasion. Use a family fluoride toothpaste containing 1450ppm fluoride

• Visit your dentist at least 1 a year or as often as your dentist recommends.

If you need help to find a dentist please contact HealthWatch on 0300 77 77 007

In an emergency please phone Revive on 0161 476 9651.

If you would like any further information please contact our team on 0151 295 8628.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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