Burwood Health is pleased to welcome Lauren as our Health Coach to the practice.

 

 

What is a Health Coach?

A Health Coach works with patients to help them make health related lifestyle changes, and achieve their goals. Lauren offers practical assistance within a range of physical, mental and social focus areas. She is motivated to improve your habits, set achievable goals and help you to become more active.

 

 

 

How can a Health Coach help me?

An example of the wide range of focus areas Amanda can help you address are::

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Cholesterol
  • High or Low Blood Pressure
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Weight loss
  • Eating Behaviours
  • Sleep Routines
  • Stress Management
  • Relationships
  • Parenting Support
  • Low Mood / Anxiety
  • Referral for AOD
  • Stop smoking
  • Goal Setting
  • Education/Career Advice
  • Youth Mentorship
  • Social Connection
  • Community Support and Advocacy

 

How do I arrange an appointment with the Health Coach?

Your doctor is able to introduce you to Lauren next time you are at the practice for an appointment. Otherwise, feel free to phone the practice and book an appointment.

Lauren is available for face-to-face or phone consultation on:

Tuesday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Wednesday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Thursday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm

 

There is no charge to visit the Health Coach (or Health Improvement Practitioner) as their services are Government funded.

Please call the practice on (03) 383 0219 to schedule, or ask your GP/Nurse to make a booking on your behalf.