The Healthy Kids Check assesses your child's physical health, general wellbeing and development. Wishing Well doctors like to carry out this check in conjunction with the four-year-old immunisation, but that is up to you. Information about your family medical history is also collected. Other examinations and assessments usually include: height and weight (to help assess if your child is growing as expected and maintaining a healthy weight); eyesight; hearing; oral health (teeth and gums); toileting; and allergies.
Maybe you're living on your own and are in need of some help.This health assessment is designed to help people aged 75 years and older. A trained Wishing Well staff member visits your home. The first part of the assessment involves simple examinations like blood pressure, blood sugar, weight, and height. These and other simple tests help identify potential health issues before they develop into something serious. Plus, the assessment also checks if handrails or other forms of assistance are needed in the home. The second part of the assessment is conducted by your doctor at a Wishing Well Clinic. He or she finalises the health check and completes any forms to request government funded home assistance.
Does that sound like you when it comes to improving your health and wellbeing? Or maybe you feel so low you just don't know where to start. Your Wishing Well Clinicdoctor can help by:
checking your lifestyle for health risks,
giving you personalised advice on how to reduce your risk of illness by making some health changes,
providing you with practical advice to help you improve your health,
putting you in touch with expert advice, information and support.
If you quit smoking now, you can breathe more freely, feel healthier and also reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and lung cancer.
Eating enough fruit and vegetables lowers your risk of cancer and heart disease. With the right advice, you can eat for health.
Most of us enjoy alcohol within safe limits, but binge-drinking or regular heavy drinking can cause ill health, accidents and personal problems. With the right advice, most people can enjoy alcohol in moderation.
Just 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per day reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, mental illness and obesity.
Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight lowers your risk for diabetes, heart disease and other common long-term illnesses.