The Lifestyle Team at the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre, works with families whose children have been identified as having a risk factor for the development of a chronic disease such as high cholesterol, high blood sugars, high blood pressure, liver disease and weight concerns.
The Janeway Team works locally and provincially with:
1. All parents of preschool children who are interested in learning about raising healthy, happy and active children.
2. Families whose children (aged 2-14 years) have been identified as having risk factors for the development of chronic disease.
3. Healthcare professionals to help build capacity in reducing risk factors for the development of chronic disease.
4. Community leaders interested in promoting healthy active living in their home community
include the Travelling Consultation Clinic (TCC) and the Good Health for EveryBODY (GHEB) Program. Parents of preschool children are also invited to visit the Preschool page
to access a comprehensive listing of video resources.
Visit the Local Services
page to learn how The Janeway Lifestyle program works with referred children and their families on the Avalon Peninsula through individual clinics and group sessions.
The Janeway Lifestyle Program focuses on the following:
Referral ProcessHealth-care professionals can refer a child with an identified risk factor for the development of a chronic disease. Parents can also speak to their health-care provider about referring to the JLP. Visit the Referral section to learn more.