Activity Referral Scheme

Our activity referral scheme is a programme of physical activity designed to help improve your health and quality of life. 

Your local health professional can refer you to this programme.

 
 

 

Cannock Chase
Contact Us:
Tel: 01543 504065 / 01889 586260
Email: wellbeingcannock@ihlmail.org
Fax: 01543 571277

What is it?
The Activity Referral Scheme provides an entry point into a wide range of physical activity sessions to suit your health needs, ability and personal circumstances. These include:

• Gym based exercise
• Swimming
• Social Walking / Cycling (FREE!)
• A choice of classes at the leisure centre like Pilates / seated exercise
• Range of suitable social sports i.e Walking Badminton / Walking Football / Short Tennis / Squash / (Water-based) activities
• Access to our 18 hole golf course at Chase Leisure Centre (discounted price)
• Exercise from home

Our participants describe the programme as “fun, friendly, affordable and life changing!”


Who is it for?  
It’s open to people of 16yrs and over, who wish to increase their physical activity levels to improve or manage a stable health condition.              
  
The service truly benefits people with:
• Heart problems
• Back pain
• Diabetes
• Cancer / After Cancer
• Lung conditions (Asthma, COPD)
• Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, MS
• Arthritis and mobility problems
• Managing weight
• Many more!

Cost - £2 – £3.50 per session or £15 per month and access as much as you like!

Session Times - 20-60 minutes.

Support - Support Specialist trained staff support you to make the most out of the initial 12 week programme.

Where? Rugeley and Chase Leisure Centres
(Walking and Cycling can be accessed across the district, including beautiful Cannock Chase)

How do I access it?
Follow these 6 easy steps

1. Book to see your local Health Professional such as your GP, Nurse or Physiotherapist.
2. During your visit ask your health professional to complete an Inspiring healthy lifestyle – ‘Activity Referral Form’
3.Your health professional will send one copy to us.
4. A specialist instructor will then contact you in due course to arrange a consultation session. This will take place at a leisure centres of your choice.
5.Your initial consultation session lasts about 45 minutes. It’s a friendly chat to design your personal programme, tailored to your health needs and abilities, involving the activities you’d like to try.
6.You will be monitored to ensure progress, but our approach to support is bespoke to you.

If you have any queries about the programme, get in touch and ask for the Activity Referral Team.

Tel: 01543 504065 / 01889 586260  
Email: wellbeingcannock@ihlmail.org

So, what are you waiting for! Get started, and see your life change.