Exercise-based Stroke Rehabilitation service – EfS Instructor Led

The Stroke Association have initiated a new ‘Exercise-based Stroke Rehabilitation service‘ where it signposts stroke survivors to evidence based exercise options. Clients must be referred by a health professional, such as their physiotherapist, GP, stroke specialist nurse or occupational therapist. The service provides a 12 week programme of exercise and education sessions for stroke survivors, to…

People living with dementia and physical activity “Having a conversation”

  This week is Dementia Awareness Week. Working with local Alzheimer Society Service User Review Panels (SURPs) in England, Bob Laventure had a series of informal conversations with people living with dementia about taking part in physical activity. They talked about their views, interests and experiences and the challenges they face in taking up and/or continuing a range…

PSI/OEP – New Research coming on rehabilitation following hip or pelvic fracture – Step by Step (2017)

Colleagues in Germany have published the development and protocol of an intervention for people who have had a hip or pelvic fracture that they are currently evaluating in a large RCT. Part of the combined fear of falling and exercise intervention (Step by Step) is based on FaME (particularly floor work) and Otago. You can…

Everybody Sport & Recreation recruiting Otago Instructors in Cheshire East!

Everybody Sport and Recreation have been awarded a falls prevention service contract and are recruiting qualified Otago tutors to deliver Otago classes across Cheshire East. If you are interested in joining the team or would like further information please contact Donna Williamson, Health and Wellbeing Manager, on donna.williamson@everybody.org.uk or 07976837497 Please follow the link for…