BH Live Portsmouth Activity Referral Service is an Exercise Referral scheme to help patients who are not regularly active or who have health problems. Giving the opportunity to improve health & well-being regardless of age, ability or experience.
The scheme covers a wide range of conditions including Cancer, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, mental health conditions and Asthma. Further details can be found on the attached leaflet.
Fully qualified exercise referral instructors will support and assist the patient in writing programs and assessing progress to ensure each patient gets the most from the scheme.
If you are unsure if you qualify for the scheme you can contact the centre and they will clarify.
This service can include classes and swimming along with gym based execise. Benefits of the scheme include increased confidence, fitness, strength, flexibility, self-esteem and muscle tone as well as weight management, making new friends, controlling exsiting and preventing medical conditions.
There is lift access up to the gym which has specially adapted gym equipment such as 2 x medi-motion, 2 x Sci-fit (for arms) and a balance beam and frame to assist with walking. The swimming pool has a hoist and a chair to assist in and out of the pool
Please call us or email us regarding the cost of the scheme.
Referrals are taken from all health professionals such as doctors, nurses and physiotherapists. You can collect a form from us but it will need to be signed by a doctor.