The Department of Health and Ageing have introduced a free healthy Kids Check for all four year old children. This is to make sure kids are happy, healthy and ready to learn. The free Healthy Kids Check is available to all four year olds with the consent of a parent / guardian at the time of their four year old immunisations.

This service is delivered by your GP and practice nurse through Medicare and it is an assessment of a child’s physical health, general well-being and development.

It will include things like:

Download the “Get Set 4 Life – Habits for Healthy Kids” booklet. This booklet is a practical user friendly guide to assist you to help your child develop healthy habits for life. The guide includes information about:

  • healthy eating
  • regular exercise
  • speech and language
  • oral health
  • hygiene
  • skin and sun protection.

To make an appointment at Kedron Wavell Medical Centre for your child’s free healthy kids check please call us on (07) 3359 2160.