HEAL program

Who can participate in the HEAL program

The Healthy Eating, Activity and Lifestyle (HEAL™) program helps adults of all ages and fitness levels develop lifelong healthy lifestyle habits.

If you feel unhealthy or believe you could be eating and exercising better, then HEAL is the program for you.

How the HEAL program works

HEAL is available as a group program or on-line.

The group program is run over a 6 or 8 week period, with 2 contact hours per week including:

  • 1 hour of gentle exercise - low-moderate intensity physical activity that anyone can do
  • 1 hour of lifestyle education.

You will also receive health consultations at the start of the program and after completing the program. The consultation are designed to assess your current health status, fitness level and measure your progress.

How the HEAL online program works

If you cannot attend one of the group programs listed below, you may wish to complete the education component online, then arrange exercise classes to suit your own timetable.

  • Register as usual using the button at the bottom of this page.
  • You will be contacted by a Cockburn Healthy Lifestyle Service staff member within 3 working days to organise your health consult.
  • Following medical approval, you will receive a manual and other resources delivered to your home.
  • You will then receive an email with links to the 6 education videos to watch at your own pace.
  • Cockburn Healthy Lifestyle Service staff will be able to offer you options to do the fitness component at home or in a safely spaced group session.

Healthy lifestyle education classes

The healthy lifestyle education classes cover the following topics:

  • Your health and your choices

  • Physical activity

  • What is healthy eating

  • Fat in your diet and eating out

  • Recipe modification, meal planning and budgeting

  • Label reading

  • Making and maintaining a healthy lifestyle

  • Myths, misconceptions and non-hungry eating

What will I receive as part of the program?

All participants will receive:

  • HEAL manual

  • LivelighterTM recipe book

  • LivelighterTM nutrition wallet card

Participants will also be offered access to ongoing nutrition classes once the program has ended.

HEAL program dates

2020/2021 Summer Programs

Programs  Date Time Location 
10 April - 15 May  9am-11am Cockburn Integrated Health
& Cockburn Youth Centre
4 May - 22 June  11am-1pm Harvest Lakes Community Centre 
22 May - 26 June  9am-11am Cockburn Integrated Health
& Cockburn Youth Centre
HEAL - 6 weeks
19 July - 23 August 10.30am - 12.30pm South Lake Ottey Centre
HEAL - 6 weeks
14 August - 18 September 9am - 11am Cockburn Integrated Health
& Cockburn Youth Centre
HEAL - 6 weeks
19 August - 23 September 11:45am - 1:45pm Yangebup Family Centre
16 October - 4 December 9am - 11am Cockburn Integrated Health
& Cockburn Youth Centre
HEAL - 6 weeks
8 November - 13 December 10.30am - 12.30pm South Lake Ottey Centre
Cost and registration

The HEAL Group Program costs $30 for the full program, $10 for Healthcare Cardholders.
The HEAL On-line Program is currently free of charge.

Register for HEAL

Program reviews from past attendees

“I lost 8kg, 12cm off my hips and 9cm off my waist, all because I was learning how to exercise and eat smarter.” – Ruena, Spearwood
‘I’m feeling fantastic! Tom and his team have been super professional, welcoming, and I have felt comfortable and at ease from the moment I walked in. I have gained so much knowledge and confidence in exercise and I’m looking forward to continuing on this path!” – Tatiana, Cockburn
“I loved the HEAL classes. The exercise was terrific and the classes were very informative.” – Maureen, Cockburn

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Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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