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The HealthChange® Methodology encourages a trial and error philosophy for clinicians and clients.

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July 2011

ACT adopts the HealthChange Approach for the HeartLink program

HeartLink is a program being conducted in ACT general practices to improve outcomes for patients identified as having a high risk of developing cardiovascular disease. HeartLink is a collaboration between ACT Medicare Local, the University of Canberra and the Heart Foundation and is funded by the ACT Health Directorate. Six general practices have been recruited to participate in HeartLink which is taking a comprehensive approach to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through systemic absolute risk identification and co-ordinated support for lifestyle change for patients. HeartLink commenced in July 2011 and is a 3 year program and the HealthChange® Methodology has been adopted as the health behavior change approach for the program.  


NSW Chronic Disease Management Program - Connecting Care in the Community 

HealthChange Australia is proud to have been selected as the sole provider of self-management training services for the NSW Health Severe Chronic Disease Management Program to provide training for clinicians, care coordinators and health coaches involved in the Connecting Care in the Community Program. To-date it has delivered over 200 face to face workshops across all Local Health Districts in the state.

Connecting Care is a free service for people with chronic condition/s who are at risk of unplanned hospital stays or Emergency Department visits.

The connecting care program provides eligible patients with a care coordinator and health coaching to help patients manage their chronic condition and together, helps patients develop a shared care plan.

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Email: p.dawe@healthchangeaustralia.com


 153kB Bills, C (2010), 'Piloting Patients to Better Outcomes', InMotion Magazine, December 2010
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