JumpStart

													

NHS Ayrshire and Arran’s Child Healthy Weight team provide family based weight management programmes for families with children and young people aged five to 17 who are above a healthy weight.

Jumpstart is an eight session group based intervention which works with children who meet the criteria of being aged five – 17 years old and above a healthy weight. The programme runs weekly for one hour over an eight week period and is based around healthy eating, physical activity and positive health behaviour change.

Ongoing support is provided up to a year.

Services Offered

  • Children and Families
  • Children's Health
  • Parent Support
  • Sport and Exercise
  • Weight Management
												

The service aims to actively promote and deliver the programme in areas of higher deprivation to allow ease of access to our service.

Main areas where programmes are delivered:

Ayr, Kilwinning, Irvine, Ardrossan, Kilmarnock

Occasional areas where programmes are delivered:

Maybole, Drongan, Dalmellington, Kilbirnie, Cumnock, Girvan.

This is a free service.

Opening times

Normal opening times

Sunday
Closed
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
Closed

Service is free

Contact details

Child Healthy Weight Team
01292 885 891
Email
alan.brown2@aapct.scot.nhs.uk

Address

Afton House
Ailsa Hospital
Dalmellington Road
Ayr
KA6 6AB

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Last Updated: 31/10/2023

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