Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke Survivors 2013

Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke Survivors A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association can be viewed here. If you have trouble accessing the link, click here to download the pdf from the LLT website. This scientific statement provides an overview of the evidence on physical activity and exercise recommendations…

EfS Audit – County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust – Great results!

The Health Improvement Service at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust have just published their evaluation of the Exercise after Stroke Service delivered in a community venue during 2012-1013. The primary aim of the 12 week programme was to provide safe, effective, evidence based physical activity sessions to ambulatory stroke survivors who had completed…

Positive EfS Service Evaluation – Wiltshire

Wiltshire’s Exercise after Stroke (EAS) Programme is funded by Public Health and was launched in September 2012. There are currently 9 starter classes and 4 maintenance groups across Wiltshire (May 2013). Over the past 6 months the existing Marlborough class has been transitioned into the new ‘starter’ format and 3 new locations for additional classes…

Calling LLT graduates for thoughts on CPD programmes

LLT’s CPD Programmes As part of our commitment to keep you current and updated with the latest research and implementation/best practice guidelines, we have two new CPD’s that ‘we feel’ would be beneficial but we really need ‘your’ feedback and interest to know if its what you would like to see. Please express your interest…

Pre-requisite Requirements for L4 REPs Status

Pre-requisite Requirements for L4 REPs Status All exercise professionals at all levels (Level 2 – Level 4) are strongly advised to take up registration with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) to  comply with  the fitness sector’s best practice recommendations for evidence of professional membership and for ensuring appropriate insurance coverage. NB: Physiotherapists working within…