GP Referral

GP Referral

 

GP Referral is a specific and formalised programme whereby a medical professional refers a patient to a fitness programme.  So if you’ve been recommend by your GP to exercise in order to improve a medical condition then our team can help.

 

• Assess, monitor and manage risk to clients arising from exercise participation throughout the referral period;

 

• Analyse information relating to individual clients with regard to safe and effective programme design;

Identify

Identify, agree and review short, medium and long term goals to ensure the effectiveness of exercise programmes;

• Promote a range of physical activity opportunities in accordance with the needs and health status of the clients;

• Tailor progressive exercise appropriate to the medical condition using results from the physical/exercise assessments, medical information, national guidelines and client goals and objectives;

• Develop and apply strategies to motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme during the referral period;

• Keep up to date with health and fitness industry developments and exercise guidelines for medical conditions;

• Make the appropriate decisions relating to clients, where required, refer the client to a more appropriate professional.

Support

Exercise Referral Instructors are aware of their professional role boundaries and are able to support clients with the following medical conditions:

 

Respiratory Conditions

Asthma

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

 

Musculoskeletal Conditions

Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis

Joint replacement

Simple mechanical back pain

Osteoporosis

 

Cardiovascular Conditions

Hypertension

Hypercholesterolaemia

 

Psychological/Mental Health Conditions

Depression

Stress

Anxiety

 

Metabolic/Immunological Conditions

Diabetes Type I and Type 2

Obesity

 

 

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