To be eligible for the Get Help To Get Active service, you must:
- Be doing less than 30 minutes of moderate physical activity a week;
Activity that will raise your heart rate, and make you breathe faster and feel warmer. One way to tell if you’re working at a moderate level is whether you can still talk, but you can’t sing the words to a song. Examples include a brisk walk, gardening or housework.
- Be living with a long-term health condition;
- Any physical or mental disability/impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities. **
- This may include but is not exclusive to; cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, fibromyalgia, atrial fibrillation, depression, anxiety, or low mood.
**The service is suitable for those who have just finished Cardiac Rehabilitation (Phase 3) or are taking part in a community Phase 4 Cardiac Rehabilitation class. Eligibility excludes strokes.
Please note that all participants are advised to check with their healthcare professional that it is safe for them to participate in physical activity.