Support for Access to Exercise Participants Do you find it difficult to do the movement and exercise you want to do? At this difficult time it can be hard to stay motivated for exercise, but we're here to help. Movement, Mood and Me Regular exercise can make a life-changing difference to people with neurological conditions. The Neuro Therapy Centre and Brio Leisure have teamed up to develop an Access to Exercise programme which offers people with neurological conditions living in West Cheshire: Movement Opportunities to exercise with guidance from instructors who understand neurological conditions (online options currently available) See our weekly live online exercise session to do at home over Zoom. Exercise films to carry out at home Instructors who understand neurological conditions and exercise which can maintain strength Brio Leisure also have a range of exercise films available on their Facebook page. Please be aware that these are general sessions and are not specifically tailored to people with health conditions. Mood Being part of the group with regular support and opportunities helps motivation Telephone advice and support with signposting service Social opportunities Keeping active can support mental wellbeing Me One-to-one telephone exercise advice Our advice and support is tailored to you as the individual, putting you at the centre of how you manage your condition; whether you are newly diagnosed or you’re on your symptom journey. Part of the project forms research on improving access to exercise for people with neurological conditions carried out by Sheffield Hallam University. Individuals may be required to pay for some activities. We want to make this support as useful as it can be at this time so if you have ideas about other things that would help you manage the lockdown and staying active then please let us know at [email protected] or [email protected] Learn more about using Zoom: If you are not familiar with this tool and would like to see a tutorial, the following videos can help: For mobile phone users: For laptop/computer users: If you live in West Cheshire and would like to join this programme please visit www.neurotherapycentre.org/access-to-exercise to download the referral form or speak to your GP. Project Partners The Access to Exercise programme is a partnership between the Neuro Therapy Centre, Brio Leisure, the Walton Centre, MS Society, Parkinsons UK and Sheffield Hallam University and is funded by Sport England. Its aim is to improve access to exercise across west Cheshire.