Escape Pain

What is ESCAPE-pain?

ESCAPE-pain is a group-based, rehabilitation programme for the management of osteoarthritis of the knee or hip. It is available widely across the UK and is supported by NHS England and hosted by the Health Innovation Network. The programme has attained multiple awards and endorsements: http://www.escape-pain.org.

Classes are run by a physiotherapist or exercise professional and delivered over 12 sessions (2 classes per week over 6 weeks). Each class integrates education and exercise:

Benefits - supported by clinical evidence

· Reduces pain

· Improves physical function

· Improves mental well-being, self-confidence and self-esteem

· Reduces healthcare and utilisation costs

Participant criteria

· Aged 45 years or older

· Chronic joint pain for at least 3 months (hip or knee)

· Needing a supervised exercise programme

· Independently mobile and able to carry out regular exercise

· Available to attend classes for 6 weeks

Service access criteria: Aged 45 years or older · Chronic joint pain for at least 3 months (hip or knee) · Needing a supervised exercise programme · Independently mobile and able to carry out regular exercise · Available to attend classes for 6 weeks
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Who can refer: Professional referrals only

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