This is a Medicare funded program to assess a childs health and wellbeing before startng school. The aim of the Healthy Kids Check is to improve the health and well-being of Australian children. The Healthy Kids Check promotes early detection of lifestyle risk factors, delayed development and illness, and provides the opportunity to introduce guidance for healthy lifestyles and early intervention strategies. The healthy kids check can be undertaken at the same time the childs 4 yr old vaccinations are given. Please advise reception when making this appoinment as a longer time frame is indicated.
To save time on arrival you are welcome to download and print the 4 year old Health Check Form . This is optional but if you fill it in before you arrive it will be helpful. Thanks.