To help celebrate ‘My health for life’s’ inaugural Health Check Week, our trained My health for life facilitators are conducting FREE 15 minute health checks to help support the initiative and to promote health and well being in our community.
About the FREE health checks:
- conducted between Tuesday 6th October and Thursday 8th October.
- you will receive a 15 minute risk assessment and health check to gain baseline measures and assess your eligibility for the FREE My health for life program.
- you can choose to have it completed in person on our Gold Coast campus health clinic (G.40 building, room 4.64) or via a phone call.
- bookings are essential – please call 1800 188 295 to secure your spot.
What is My health for life?
My Health for Life is a FREE support program and QLD Government initiative designed to help people improve their health and reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke. The program is being run by our resident Exercise Physiologist, Nicholas Steel, who is a trained My Health for Life facilitator.
Meet your health partner – Nicholas Steel
Nicholas is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist with a passion for helping others move, improving their lifestyle and modifying their health holistically. He has experience working with a range of clients and conditions in both NSW and QLD and is passionate about supporting those looking to get their health back on track. When asked about his motivation for the program, Nicholas says:
“My health for life is a great program for any individual looking to improve any aspect of their health! The program focuses on small, easy to adapt behaviors to benefit our health and lifestyle. It’s a positive and supportive environment with like-minded people, and it’s amazing to watch the health journey of individuals evolve!”
Supporters of My health for life
My health for life is a Queensland Government funded program lead by Diabetes Queensland in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundations, Queensland Primary Health Network, Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland and Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council.