Exercise on referral - GP referral

What is this service?

Wokingham’s 24 week GP Referral Physical Activity Scheme is designed for GPs and other Health Professionals to refer their patients who:
- are sedentary
- have one or more known low-medium risk medical conditions
- would benefit from an increased level of physical activity.

  • The programme offers the individual the opportunity to participate in regular consultations with fully qualified GP Referral instructors and supervised physical activity sessions.

  • These combine activities specific to their needs in order to help improve fitness, health and wellbeing.

  • All participants must be aged 16 years and over and be a Wokingham Borough Council resident.

  • Cost - £37.00 membership fee (includes x1 consultation at the beginning, a gym induction and x1 consultation at the end of 24 weeks and 1 x 10 session coupon card for classes).

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Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Losing weight
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Support with anxiety/depression
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Average waiting list (weeks): 1
Service access criteria: Must be referred by a medical professional
Key words - separate with a comma: GP exercise on referral

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