Rebalance – Adult Weight Management

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UPDATE 13 November 2020: This service has paused delivering face-to-face sessions. From Monday 16 November the service will deliver online sessions. For more information please visit the Camden Council webpage


12-week, group, weight-loss programme of exercise and dietary advice for overweight or obese adults.

Comprises nutritional advice, healthy-eating guidance, online, cognitive behavioural support and support to get active. See a sample programme activities.

For more information about this programme, contact rebalance@camden.gov.uk 


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • aged 18+
  • Camden or Islington resident and/or registered with a Camden or Islington GP
  • expressed a willingness and motivation to change
  • if your Body Mass Index is between 30 and 50, or between 27.5 and 50 if BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) group, and do not have any co-morbidities (i.e. a diagnosed health condition)
  • not pregnant. Service user should only participate once they are cleared to exercise after their 6–8 week post-natal check-up

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

EMIS form Download Form

Referral methods: Email

GP referral is required if patients body Mass Index is over 25, or over 23 if BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) group, and have been diagnosed with one of the following conditions:

  • controlled diabetes or hypertension  
  • hyperlipidaemia (a type of high cholesterol)  
  • controlled asthma or COPD  
  • osteoporosis (T-Score 2.5 or lower, no history of trauma fractures)  
  • mild arthritis in hips or knees  
  • cardiac patients who have completed all phases of Cardiac Rehabilitation 

Please complete EMIS form.

Self-referral Patient Leaflet

Patients can self-refer using the online form (link below).


w: https://secure.refer-all.net/ers-hp/rreqs/ci/getactive.aspx


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