Activity on Prescription (AOP) is a scheme that allows professionals to refer people who are in need of support to get involved in physical activity, lose weight or improve their mental health.
Activities on referral
Below are services we provide that professionals can refer people for:
- Invigor8 is a falls prevention class for the frail and elderly who are at risk of falling
- Motiv8 is a class Suitable for people with specific medical conditions that may restrict the individual’s ability to exercise
- Exercise after stroke class is suitable specifically for people who have suffered a stroke
- Cardiac Rehab class is suitable specifically for people who have cardiac Issues
- The Move More Programme is in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Scotland and is suitable for people who have had a cancer diagnosis
- Your Path to Better Health and Wellbeing Programme is suitable for people with mild to moderate mental health issues who want to improve their mental health through carrying out 12 week programme developed to encourage positive lifestyle changes such as healthy eating and exercise
- Weigh to Go is suitable for people who want to manage their weight through carrying out a 12 week programme developed to encourage positive lifestyle changes such as healthy eating and exercise
- Support for individuals to access leisure centre facilities and gyms
Fit for life activities
We also provide Yoga, Activ8 classes and walks that are suitable for people who are more medically fit and confident in their ability to exercise.
These activities are advertised in our Fit for Life newsletter and do not require a referral from a professional to allow people to attend. If someone has no medical issues, and just needs a bit of advice on activities, please see the Fit for Life newsletter (PDF 21.62Mb).
The newsletter also includes the CHIP Van timetable. If someone wants to speak to the team and get a health check including their weight, BMI and blood pressure, they can pop on to the van at their convenience.
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