Better Access to Lifestyle Modification Program

Aim:

This project aims to reduce rural and remote health disparity by increasing participation in lifestyle modification programs.

Objectives:

In rural and remote communities (RA 2-5):
1.    Increase health professional referral/self-referral
2.    Improve lifestyle modification program enrollments

Strategies:

1.    Health professional upskilling – Resources, knowledge/skill, social prescribing
2.    Community development - Health education
3.    Integration - Formalised referral pathways


This project is funded by the Australian Department of Health as part of the Rural Health Outreach Fund (RHOF)

Note: The project has been designed with stakeholders in the Darling Downs region, however, resources could be transferable to any rural and remote community of Queensland.