Bupa Health Coaching
We understand that managing your personal health can be complicated, particularly if you’re living with an ongoing health condition. Fortunately, the right support can help you stay on top of your health and make informed decisions about your health care.
Health coaching – no extra cost to Bupa members
Bupa TeleHealth offers telephone-based health support services at no extra cost for Bupa members with eligible hospital cover. Get the health support and information you need to reach your health goals, whether you’re managing a long-term health condition or health issue such as:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Lung disease (e.g. COPD)
- Blood vessel disease
Work with your own Health Coach who is a qualified nurse, dietitian or other health care professional to learn behaviour change techniques. Our Health Coaches take the time to listen and help you understand what’s important to you, so you can make informed decisions regarding your health and wellbeing.
How can Bupa Telehealth help you?
Everyone's at a different stage on their health journey and a one-size fits-all approach can miss the mark. Your Health Coach will tailor advice for your personal health needs and organise regular catch-ups at a time that suits you. Initially you may like to speak with your Health Coach every 2 weeks to get you started, with a maximum of six calls over 6-months.
Using evidence-based tools and resources, your health coach will help you to:
- understand your health condition(s) and healthcare choices
- engage in more productive dialogue with your doctors and healthcare team
- navigate the health system effectively
- make the changes required to achieve your personal health goals
- modify lifestyle choices related to your health
- know where to go for further support
Common health-related topics
Here are some areas covered over the course of the program:
- Evidence based info about your health condition
- Making the most out of your doctor or specialist appointments
- Warning signs and symptoms
- Weight management
- Emotional health and wellbeing
- Routine health checks for your condition
- Physical activity
- Smoking and alcohol
- Goal setting
Bupa Health Coaching – feedback
"It's comforting to have someone to talk to, who is knowledgeable & can point you in the right direction or confirm actions you're taking."
"I found the program to be very informative and it's helped me better understand my situation and how best to manage and work towards living a better quality of life."
"A very focussed, relevant, supportive and enlightening conversation."
"My health coach listened to my concerns, offered helpful support and followed up with helpful resources."
"I found the additional support most beneficial and it has motivated me to work towards the goals I had set for myself."
This program provides resources and health information as a guide only, not as a substitute for medical advice or a professional endorsement. If you think you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 000 or go to the nearest emergency department.
About Bupa TeleHealth
Bupa TeleHealth offers a range of health coaching services to help support you on various aspects of your health journey.
Our telephone-based health coaching programs and services are delivered by health coaches who are specially trained and qualified nurses, dietitians or other health professionals, at no cost to you.
To learn more about the other Health Coaching programs and services that Bupa TeleHealth offers please click on the links below:
Recovery Support program - to help support you after a recent hospital admission