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Physical Activity Self-Referral

The CHSS Virtual Physical Activity Peer Groups have been set up to support people to get active and connect with others. CHSS will provide a range of intensity options from chair to circuits based activity.

From April 2022, we are delighted to now be offering face to face physical activity sessions in our new venue at the Maryhill Hub. If you live in the North West of Glasgow and you are interested in coming along then please complete the form below or pop in for a chat with one of the team at the Maryhill Hub. Address: 186 Wyndford Road, Maryhill, Glasgow,G20 8HF

Our sessions are only ever delivered by suitably qualified health & exercise professionals. On completing the below form one of our team will review the information and then be in touch within 14 days. Please note list of exclusion criteria below.

The sessions will typically last between 30 and 60 minutes and will be at a level suitable for the participant.

The instructors will offer progressions and will also provide the participants with handy hints and tips throughout of how you can keep moving at home throughout the week.

Virtual Sessions

Some of the CHSS virtual sessions also offer a social element (usually a quiz) after the session is finished. To take part in the session the participant will need comfortable clothing, a drink of water and access to any essential medications (eg GTN Spray or Inhaler) and access to a laptop/tablet/pc with a camera and microphone. For details of sessions please contact virtual@chss.org.uk

Maryhill Hub Sessions

If you are taking part in the new face to face sessions then please come to the sessions wearing comfortable clothing, a drink of water and access to any essential medications (eg GTN Spray or Inhaler).

Maryhill Hub Timetable From Tuesday 19th April (Please note referral form must be completed in advance):

1.15pm – 2pm

Functional Strength & Balance

This (45 minute) session is suitable for anyone who is mobile (with or without a mobility aid) but who may have difficulty with balance and carrying out daily activities. Also suitable for anyone with breathing difficulties. All exercises can be done sitting, or standing using a chair for support.

2.15pm – 3pm

Functional Fitness

This (45 minute) session is suitable for anyone with independent mobility (with or without a mobility aid) but who may have some difficulty doing daily activities.

  • Unstable angina
  • Recent MI (within 8 weeks of session start date)
  • Acute heart failure or chronic heart failure (NYHA 3 or 4)
  • Symptomatic aortic valve disease
  • Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
  • Uncontrolled tachycardia or uncontrolled arrhythmia or a ventricular rate > 100bpm
  • MRC Dyspnoea Scale 4
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Symptomatic Hypotension
  • Ortho impairment that would limit ability to take part in exercise.
  • Neurological or cognitive impairment that would limit ability to take part in physical activity.
  • Ongoing symptoms associated with Covid-19

*There may be instances where it is appropriate to take part in low intensity physical activity should the individual have had sufficient investigations and been cleared by the HCP to take part.

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