AllActive chair-based fitness courses provide everything necessary to lead safe and effective seated exercises for older adults and disabled adults. Chair-based fitness courses are a great way to get people exercising without the fear of falling. Seated exercise is good for mobility function, strength training and social inclusion. You might be a healthcare professional or work in the care sector; perhaps you’re looking to volunteer in your community?
‘There is an increasing volume of evidence for the effectiveness of exercise programmes for fall prevention for older adults. The effective programmes typically include balance and functional exercises combined with strength exercises. Exercise programmes need to be of sufficient intensity and duration and should be delivered in a way that ensures safety and considers functional abilities.’
CMO annual report, 2023