This leaflet explains how exercise can improve your health, activities you could try, and a variety of organisations and resources that can help.
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Exercise is great for your health. It plays a vital role in reducing your risk of stroke and can improve your overall wellbeing.
As an Exercise Supporter you will be supporting stroke survivors and carers to access exercise sessions in order to improve their levels of physical fitness, reduce social isolation and support daily living.
Our Moving Forward After Stroke (MFAS) Programme provides exercise and education sessions for stroke survivors to reduce their risk of further strokes, improve their levels of physical fitness, reduce social isolation and support daily living. As an Exercise Supporter, you will be supporting stroke survivors and carers who access this service.
LEGS (London Exercise Group for Stroke) provides specialist group exercise in a supportive and enjoyable environment for people who have experienced a stroke.
The East Sussex Exercise and Education Programme provides advice and support service for stroke survivors to help reduce the risk of further stroke.
The Bedford Stroke Prevention Service provide support for those who have already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or who have been told that they may be at high risk of stroke.
This service covers Bedford Borough.
Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
The Dunmow & District Stroke Support Group welcomes new members. The club offers a variety of activities including social support, speakers, communication support, outing and meals, games and quizzes.
Exercise is also provided under the supervision of a qualified physiotherapist.