Care about physical activity resource

26/01/2015 Dignity and Respect

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This “Care about physical activity” free resource has been developed by the Care Inspectorate in partnership with the British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health at Loughborough University to support those who work in the care sector to make physical activity part of every resident’s daily life.

Click here to view the available resources including a booklet, poster and DVD.

Living Well through Activity in Care Homes toolkit

This Living Well through Activity in Care Homes toolkit from the College of Occupational Therapists (COH) is free to download and helps to address many of the complications caused by a lack of physical and mental stimulation including infections, preventable falls and depression.

The toolkit helps to promote dignity, physical and mental well being and integration into the wider community.  There are 5 different versions available to download covering residents, family, owners/managers and commissioners.

To access the toolkit visit: http://www.cot.co.uk/living-well-care-homes

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