Everyone Active GP Referral Scheme

The project is a 12-week tailor-made package of exercise sessions, especially for people with or at risk of developing long term medical conditions or vulnerabilities.

What does it involve?
Participants can work with fully qualified instructors at both the Meadowside and Uttoxeter Leisure Centre and develop a programme suitable to their condition(s).
Activities could include:
   • Gym based exercise
   • Light circuit training
   • Gentle group exercise classes
   • Swimming
   • Water based exercise, e.g. Aquafit
   • Walking
   • Peer support groups

What can it do for me?
Regular physical activity can:
   • Reduce risk of coronary heart disease and associated problems
   • Reduce blood pressure
   • Reduce cholesterol levels
   • Increase mobility
   • Aid with sleeping problems
   • Help reduce stress and increase positive mental health
   • Regulate blood sugar levels
   • Increase bone density
   • Increase social inclusion

Service access criteria: A programme of activity can be developed for participants who are over the age of 18 who may have, or live with from a wide range of conditions, including: • Overweight/high BMI/Obesity • Diabetes • Osteoarthritis/Rheumatoid arthritis • High blood pressure • Low confidence, depression and anxiety • Asthma • Skeletal and muscular injuries • Osteoporosis • Physical disabilities • Neurological conditions including Parkinson’s and Stroke • COPD • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome • Fibromyalgia • Phase IV Cardiac Rehab
Exercise and fitness classes
Sports clubs and groups
Sports facilities
Health advice
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Managing a long-term health condition
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Non English speaking friendly
Waiting list (weeks): 0
Exercise, support with long term conditions, supported activity
Who can refer: Professional referrals only
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