Health and physical activity come hand in hand and we know the importance of preventing physical and mental health issues later in life as Inactivity has one of the biggest financial impacts on the National Health Service.
The proportion of adults who are overweight or obese in Arun is higher than the England average with 67% of the population with an excess weight. Across Arun, we work with Arun’s Public Health Team to support where we can to improve the health of local people.
We offer local health programmes including; GP Referral, Cardiac Rehab, Fit Futures, and Wellbeing Programmes. Our staff across local facilities are trained to encourage everyone who wants to improve their health into an opportunity for them.
Exercise Referral Programme
We deliver a supportive, safe and flexible exercise referral programme to support many health conditions. Working with health referral agencies, such as GP’s. Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, cancer support services, cardiac rehabilitation we introduce clients to our exercise referral programmes. These are designed around the individual’s needs and health condition, providing ongoing support through either specialist classes or supervised gym programmes.