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This case study explores the implementation and impact of chair-based exercise (CBE) classes in a care home setting, focusing on the quality of training, challenges faced during implementation, feedback from residents, observed benefits, future plans, and additional insights shared by the care home coordinators. The training was fully funded through a pilot with NHS Birmingham; Solihull ICB aimed at reducing the number of falls in the elderly by intervening to improve their physical fitness levels and strength.
The collaboration with Amac proved instrumental in addressing the specific needs outlined in the Sport and Physical Activity Sector Skills Plan for Suffolk developed in 2021. This included comprehensive training in mental health awareness, behaviour change, encouraging physical activity, understanding health improvement, and chair-based exercise.
This case study explores the experience of North Lincolnshire Council that trained staff in Seated Recreational Physical Activity Instructor Training. The staff that took part in the course are using their skills as part of their ‘day jobs’ with a wide range of service users for example, MS sufferers, people suffering from mental health illness and those who have suffered a stroke.
This case study focuses on charity that was looking to offer exercises classes that would suit people with disability and more specific suit stroke survivors. The aim is to run weekly sessions throughout the Wakefield district to give people a taster into chair-based exercise.
Support and Advice on Sexual Health Service (SASH) provides sexual health services to the residents of three London boroughs, delivering services to support people living with HIV and those who are at high risk of poor sexual health. The RSPH Health Improvement course was chosen to provide staff with an understanding of the principles of promoting health and well-being and enable them to direct individuals towards further practical support in their efforts to avoid sexual ill health.
The senior Health Development officer, Public Health at Middlebrough Council could see that there was a training requirement so that everyone in the team was qualified in chair-based exercise instructing. They wanted the training to help in the ares of work that is provided as a service in falls prevention and 50+ sessions.