Stroke Association – Resources and Advice

The Stroke Association produces a wide range of resources for the public and professionals. To view the resources available to the public click here. To view resources available for professionals click here. The following are training and education programmes offered by The Stroke Association, those marked with an * have been mapped against the Skills…

Friends of the Elderly

Friends of the Elderly (Charity) is passionate about enhancing the quality of life of older people. They provide direct services including residential care homes, nursing homes and dementia care homes. Their day clubs, home support, home visiting, telephone befriending and grant-giving services help older people live independently at home. For more information, click here, or…

BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health – Older People

BHFNC is committed to developing and promoting initiatives that will help professionals stimulate more people to take more activity as part of everyday life. BHFNC Aims: * Translate research evidence into practice for the promotion of physical activity for the primary and secondary prevention of diseases, particularly coronary heart disease; * maintain a national focus…

REPS – Register of Exercise Professionals

The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) has been set up to help safeguard and to promote the health and interests of people who are using the services of exercise and fitness instructors, teachers and trainers. The Register uses a process of self-regulation that recognises industry-based qualifications, practical competency, and requires exercise professionals to work within…