“I have enjoyed the classes – very much so! Andrew is lovely and I have learnt a lot. I can open bottle tops again with my improved strength!”
” I have really noticed a benefit from taking part in the classes, my general mobility has improved – I can keep everything moving!”
“I’ve really enjoyed doing these exercises. I continue to practice them at home. I have improved my shoulder strength. It’s been really good to do it all together as a group – we encourage eachother.”
Chair Based Exercises help to improve mobility and Postural Stability Exercises help to improve strength and balance.
HCPA have discovered that exercising in groups has a real positive impact on as residents encourage and support each other. The classes have shown to have a positive impact on well-being as well as the physical benefits. Residents are taught helpful stretches to help in day to day life.
CBE and PSI classes have an impact measured by a QTUG device.
Two sensors are attached inside a tubular bandage just below the knee. Participants then stand up, walk 5 metres, turn back and sit down. From