Healthy Families Team

The Healthy Families Team delivers a range of offers to help improve health & wellbeing of children, young people and their families.

We provide evidence based initiatives that aim to promote a healthier lifestyle, build capacity in individuals and groups to promote self-help.

We specialise in:

  • Nutrition
  • Infant feeding
  • Weight management
  • Emotional Health & Wellbeing
  • Smoking
  • Physical Activity
  • Oral Health
  • Substance Misuse

We offer evidence based training to early years’ settings, schools and colleges on a range of health improvement topics.

Our goal is to ‘make every contact count’.

If you are a professional looking to make a referral into the team, please use the Healthy Families Referral Form.

 

Prevention

Aim – To empower children and families, especially those with 0-4 year olds, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to be resilient, breastfeed, introduce solid foods, eat well, maintain a healthy weight, follow healthy oral health practices and keep smoke free in order to achieve the Best Start in Life.

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Intervention

Aim – To provide specialist interventions to children, young people and their families around the areas of:

  • Oral Health
  • Healthy Weight
  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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Training & Education Settings

Aim – To deliver training, workshops and support to educational settings and the wider workforce on a range of health & wellbeing themes.

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Contact details
Email – HF@boltonft.nhs.uk
Call – 01204 463175