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Generation Games – Big Bold and Balance online DVD for Parkinson’s

Generation Games – Big Bold and Balance online DVD for Parkinson’s

Big Bold and Balance Exercise at Home DVD is specially tailored for people with Parkinson’s.
Made with Parkinson’s UK Oxford branch and Generation Games, part of Age UK Oxfordshire.

Active at Home from Public Health England

Active at Home from Public Health England

This ‘Active at Home’ booklet has been produced to provide practical guidance to older adults on home-based activities to maintain their strength and balance.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists exercises for older people

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists exercises for older people

The CSP has adapted a simple set of exercises designed for older people to help prevent deconditioning

‘Get up and Go’ booklet

‘Get up and Go’ booklet

The ‘Get up and go’ booklet tackles common myths about falling. A checklist helps you to decide whether you’re at risk and there’s plenty of advice on how you can reduce your chances of having a fall by improving your balance, muscle strength and more. The booklet was produced by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists with Saga and Public Health England

NHS Easy Exercises

NHS Easy Exercises

Low-impact exercises can improve your health and fitness without harming your joints. NHS Easy Exercises links to popular low-impact activities including ones that can be done at home.

CAPA

CAPA

Care about Physical Activity (CAPA) is an improvement programme led by the Care Inspectorate to help older people in care to move more often. From little things like encouraging older people to post their own letters or walk up the stairs instead of using the lift. It’s about staff, people experiencing care and their friends and family working together to increase health, wellbeing and mobility. It’s about making things easier so that people can do things for themselves

Active at Home by This Mum Moves

Active at Home by This Mum Moves

This Mum Moves have developed a resource to help new mums be active at home, in partnership with Sport England as part of the #StayInWorkOut campaign

Later life training

Later life training

Later life training provide specialist, effective exercise training for health and exercise professionals working with older people, frailer older people and stroke survivors. They have a fantastic network of professionals and loads of resources like seated exercise programmes.

Change4Life – Disney ‘Shake Up’

Change4Life – Disney ‘Shake Up’

Disney “Shake up” games (Collaboration with Disney, 10 minute games which promote physical activity including Frozen, lion king, incredibles, zootopia, monsters inc.)

Generation Games – Age UK

Generation Games – Age UK

Generation Games, a regional Age UK programme, hosts videos designed to support home based exercises. This link finds an exercise routine designed for older people. It is suitable for everyone, whatever their ability or fitness level and can be done sitting or standing to help build strength, balance and cardiovascular fitness. A DVD may be available on request

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