NEW….KAL Exercise Referral Programmes

KAL have just launched The Livewell and Fitness for Health programmes….

Do you want to benefit from a specifically designed programme of exercise to maintain activity and improve health.

Live Well Programme

For people who have a Cardiac condition, have had a heart attack or heart surgery.

What is it?

Specialist exercise specifically delivered to support condition management and help prevent de-conditioning. With the aim to improve quality of life, pre- and post treatment or rehabilitation.

Who is it for?

Adults (Aged 18+)) who have completed cardiac rehabilitation programmes, who have been referred to continue to exercise with a condition-specific exercise specialist or those diagnosed with a cardiac condition.

What’s involved?

Initial 16-week programme of group exercise, agreed number of sessions per week with a Level 4 exercise specialist tailored to your long-term condition needs, with an opportunity to continue long-term on a weekly basis.

Fitness for Health

What is it?

Specialist exercise programme for people with specific conditions (listed below) referred by a health professional. To encourage active lifestyles long-term through the provision of safe, condition-specific exercise that contributes to supporting improved quality of life outcomes.

Who is it for?

Adults (Aged 18+) who have a health condition (listed below) or other factors that put them at risk of physical ill health or those who may have mild symptoms where specialist exercise will provide a benefit.

  • Respiratory – Asthma,  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Musculoskeletal –  Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis,  Joint replacement, Simple mechanical back pain,  Osteoporosis
  • Cardiovascular – Hypertension, Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Mental Health – Depression, Stress, Anxiety
  • Metabolic/Immunological – Diabetes

What’s involved?

Initial 12-week programme of exercise with a choice of class-based or gym-based sessions with a Level 3 exercise specialist, tailored to health needs, with an opportunity to continue long-term on a weekly basis.

All our exercise referral schemes:

  • Are Led by qualified exercise specialists
  • Are Patient centred and tailored to your medical condition and physical ability
  • Provide outlets for long term continuation on an exercise programme

Both KAL’s Livewell and Fitness for Health programmes require a referral from a Health Care professional.

If you would like more information from KAL about our exercise referral schemes, please contact referral.admin@kal.org.uk

KAL Wellbeing – Fitness for Health & Live Well Programmes (kalleisuretrust.org.uk)

Refer to the Wellness Service