The program aims to:
Starts 19th July 2016 for 2 days a week for 12 weeks - Ongoing Cycle.
Work it Out! is a chronic disease self-management program that aims to close the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians through addressing chronic disease.
The group program adopts a holistic view of Indigenous health and utilises an inter-professional health partnership approach to aid in chronic disease self-management in south-eastern Queensland.
The aims of the program are to:
The 12 week program includes two to four sessions each week, which usually involve an hour of exercise and a 45 minute education session. Each participant's exercise program is individually tailored to them by an exercise physiologist and delivered within a supportive group session. Topics covered in the education sessions include: