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01274 299022


ABL Health, 1 Westgate, Shipley, BD18 3QX

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ABL Health

What does it do?
Fab is the free Family Weight Management service, commissioned by Bradford Council and delivered by ABL Health, in partnership with the Thornbury Centre and HALE (Healthy Action Location Engagement). The service is delivered by a team of experienced and qualified Lifestyle Coaches who are supported by a multidisciplinary team which includes a GP, psychologist, nutritionist and exercise specialist.

Who is it for?
Any school aged child 5-17 and their family/parents/carers Living within the Bradford council boundary BMI >91st up to and including the 98th Centile

Referral through a GP, school nurse, health professional or a family supporting service.

What can clients expect from the programme?

  • Personalised family assessment; incorporating nutrition, exercise and emotional wellbeing
  • 8 fun and interactive group sessions of 1.5 hours
  • For families that require additional support 6 x 1 hour bi -weekly sessions can be offered
  • Up to 10 months of monthly 'Moving Forward ' group support
  • Evidence based behaviour change APP support
  • Signposting and connections to local community networks
  • Face to Face reviews at 3, 6 and 12 months to assess progress and sustainable change


How can clients book on?

Clients aged 15+ are required to complete a PAR-Q before attending group sessions which ABL Health will complete with the client. Parental consent will be required for any child under the age of 16.

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