THE LIFE! PROGRAM – PATTERSON LAKES

A government funded diabetes, heart disease & stroke prevention program


About Diabetes Victoria’s Life! program

The Life! program is a free Victorian lifestyle modification program that helps you reduce your risk of chronic diseases. Our Patterson Lakes program is run by Registered Nutritionist/Uni lecturer Luke Daley & Physiotherapist Jayne O’Malley from Lake View Physio.  The program includes a nutrition & lifestyle assessment & 6 group learning sessions online via Zoom.  The program is for people living in Patterson Lakes and surrounding areas that need that extra support to create lifestyle modifications.

Type 2 Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australia, by the year 2025 3 million people over the age of 25 will develop this chronic disease. Which can reduce your life expectancy and cost from $4025 to manage every year.  Our participants our upskilled on how to manage their health with support on setting nutrition, exercise, stress, and sleeping goals over the course of 12 months.

Patterson Lakes Provider

Daley Nutrition are the providers of the Life! program in Patterson Lakes. We are a team of Nutrition & Dietetic professionals based at 1 Governor Arthur Drive, Patterson Lakes. We run nutrition consultations and personal training to the local community and as of 2018 we now run the Life! program.

Taking the First Step

The first step is to check your risk. If you score higher than 12, you may be eligible for the free Life! program. You can check your risk right now by using our FREE online risk test. It will only take 3 minutes.

ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

  • 18 years and over and have an AUSDRISK score≥ 12 and a Body Mass Index score ≥ 25
  • 18 years or more and have previously been diagnosed with one or more of the following:
  • heart attack or stroke.
  • diabetes during pregnancy.
  • kidney disease.
  • high cholesterol or blood pressure or glucose levels.
  • polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • 45 years or more and have an Absolute Risk score of ≥10% when referred by a GP clinic.

Call 13 RISK (13 74 75) to speak to the Life! team about your eligibility.

CHRONIC DISEASE RISK FACTORS

The Life! program address the key lifestyle factors that lead to chronic disease development.  Such as reducing sedentary behaviors, increasing fruit and vegetable intake, cutting down on sugary drinks, smoking, alcohol and balancing sleep and stress levels.

Contact Luke Daley Registered Nutritionist for more information on how to book your client into our 2019 programs.
Luke@daleynutrition.com.au – 0466 471 136

  • Free workbook for every client

  • Free nutrition consultation with a Nutritionist

  • Free exercise plan via an Exercise Physiologist

Low fruit and veg intake

88

Low activity levels (<30mins per day)

98

High alcohol & junk food intake

93

Smoker

100

High stress & lack of sleep (<5 hours)

79

HOW DOES THE LIFE! PROGRAM RUN?

Life! program

SELF REFERRAL TO THE PROGRAM

School Incursions
STEP 1 – Everyone that wants to join the program needs to complete a Diabetes risk test AUSDRISK found here to be eligible for the program.
STEP 2 – Luke Daley our Life! facilitator then will organise a time with the client to do an initial consultation and goals assessment.
STEP 3 – The initial consultation is run at our private practice Daley Nutrition, 1 Governor Arthur Drive, Patterson Lakes.  The group sessions are run from Patterson Lakes community centre, see below for time details.

GP REFERAL PROCESS

School Incursions
Patterson Lakes GP practices or Pharmacists can sign up to be a case find provider of Life! program, which enables an effective referral system Daley Nutrition, please contact your local facilitator Luke Daley for more information or contact The Life!  program for more information.  Life! program referrals webpage.
You will be emailed a summary of your clients progress at the end of the program. 

RUN EVERY FEB / MAY / SEPTEMBER TIME 

Location: Patterson Lakes, Community Centre, Room 3.

DALEY NUTRITIONS FACILITIES

NUTRITION CLINIC CONSULTS

At our clinic business address we run nutrition consults for clients looking to improve their health by better eating patterns.  Our advice is evidence based practise and  we cover a wide range of chronic and acute conditions.  

ONLINE NUTRITION CONSULT

If you are unable to visit our clinic, then we can run Skype or Facetime consults to help our clients achieve their nutrition goals.   Consults last for 1 hour and include a eating and exercise plan if  needed.

PERSONAL TRAINING

Our personal training sessions are a great option if you are looking to build muscle, lose weight or generally want to improve your fitness levels.  We run 30min, 45mins and 1 hour options tailored to your needs. 

We look forward to working with you 🙂

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