Quality Framework for the Healthy Workers Initiative
The program is consistent with national guidelines
All programs must be consistent with national guidelines for adult physical activity, healthy eating, healthy weight and obesity prevention, smoking cessation and alcohol reduction guidelines (where available and where applicable).
The healthy lifestyle program documentation must make specific reference to relevant guidelines as appropriate. Any deviation must be noted and justified for consideration by the Registration Body.
The following websites outline some useful resources:
Physical Activity Guidelines:
National guidelines for adult physical activity
Physical Activity Recommendations for Older Australians (Recommendations and Discussion Document)
Healthy Eating Guidelines
NHMRC Dietary Guidelines for Australian Adults
Australian Guide to Healthy Eating: Background Information for Nutrition Educators
Australian Guide to Healthy Eating: Background Information for Consumers
Healthy Weight Guidelines
Healthy Weight for Adults and Older Australians
Alcohol guidelines: reducing the risk http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/your-health/alcohol-guidelines
Published date: July 2012