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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Do it for life

 

Overview

Do it for life (DIFL) was a South Australian Government health department (SA Health) initiative implemented to help prevent the rising rates of chronic disease. People were supported by a lifestyle worker to make changes to improve their health and help prevent serious diseases like diabetes, respiratory disease or heart disease. DIFL was provided free of charge through GP Plus, Primary Health and Community Health services in metropolitan Adelaide and country SA.

DIFL was available for:

Lifestyle advisors and lifestyle support officers had a range of professional backgrounds and experience. They were specifically trained to deliver the DIFL program to help clients make healthy changes and achieve goals.

DIFL offered:

Abstract adapted from SA Health

Contacts

South Australia Health
Citi Centre Building 11
Hindmarsh Square Adelaide SA 5000
PO Box 287
Rundle Mall Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: (08) 8226 6000

Evaluated publications

Counting Do It For Life success: The first 3 years (2012)

South Australian Health

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Last updated: 7 January 2014
 
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