Every adult should aim to accumulate at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity, physical activity most days of the week.
If you are not meeting the above recommendations then the Live Active Referral Scheme may be for you!
The scheme may be appropriate for you if you:
Are not currently regularly physically active but you are thinking about becoming more active.
Are doing some activity but would like to do more and feel additional advice and support would help you
Have been advised to become more active, e.g. by your GP or Practice nurse, but you don’t really know where to start.
How Can I Access The Live Active Referral Scheme?
If you are interested in the Live Active Referral Scheme, contact your GP, Practice Nurse or Physiotherapist.
If the scheme is appropriate for you, they will complete a referral form, allowing you to attend an exercise consultation in your local area.
How Will Live Active Help Me Become Active?
Once referred, you will be invited to attend an exercise consultation at your local leisure centre with a Live Active Advisor.
You will enrol onto the scheme for 12 months where you will:
Receive advice, support and encouragement from a Live Active Advisor to help you become and stay regularly physically active.
Have an opportunity to meet new people and try a variety of activities (exercise classes, gym sessions, swimming, walking and home based exercise) at your own pace.