Supporting people with a long term health condition to be active

For Healthcare professionals wishing to support their patients to be active

Information for Healthcare Professionals

Physical activity is safe, even for people living with symptoms of multiple long term health conditions. Regular physical activity, in combination with standard medical care, has an important role in the management and prevention of many long term health conditions.

Several condition specific physical activity programmes are available in the community for people who require additional support and guidance. These include:

*As of December 11th 2023 most people will be able to access this scheme without being referred by a healthcare professional (subject to eligibility) People should be directed to their local physical activity services contact form where they'll subsequently be supported to access this scheme.

**Requires clinical referral using approved referral form below or County Cardiac Rehab (not secondary care) PRISM referral pathway. (due early 2024)

Please note the majority of these programmes are not free of charge

For information about any of these schemes, click here to contact your local physical activity service and complete their short contact form

For more information please contact:

Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris

Development Manager

Active Together

I am working flexibly in the office or at home, therefore please contact me via email or phone number provided.

My areas of responsibility are:

- Active Referral (Leicestershire Central Coordination)
- ESCAPE-pain (Leicestershire Central Coordination LCC funded pilots)
- Fit4Surgery Prehabilitation (Cancer) Programme
- Walk, Run, Cycle Together
- North West Leicestershire Link Officer

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