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The Healthy Lifestyle Program: implications for preventative intervention in the rural setting

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Booth, G; Loretan, K
  • Journal Name: Good Health - good country: from conception to completion: proceedings of the 6th National Rural Health Conference
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • Published Location: Deakin West, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The development of the Healthy Lifestyle Program in Orange, NSW is outlined in this paper which discusses: the evidence based literature for this program; referral and assessment procedures; staff involvement in the sessions; conducting the class; education; proposed benefits; and difficulties and issues with the program.

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