Exercise on Referral

Our Exercise on referral programme is for people aged 18 and over, living in Barking and Dagenham and who have one of the following conditions:

-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a group of lung diseases)
-diabetes type I or II controlled
-hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)
-mild to moderate depression
-rheumatoid arthritis
-stress or anxiety

Throughout the 12 week programme, you'll work closely with one of our lifestyle coaches on increasing your physical activity levels, making some lifestyle changes and improving your health.

Once you have finished the programme you will be eligible for a discounted leisure centre membership to help continue with your healthy lifestyle journey.

You can be referred to the exercise on referral programme by your GP or other health professional.

Service access criteria: Barking and Dagenham resident, aged 18 and over with a long term health condition
Exercise and fitness classes
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Waiting list (weeks): 4
Key words - separate with a comma: Exercise, long term health condition, healthy lifestyle
Who can refer: Professional referrals only