Healthy Hubs Parks Exercise Referral (this is a supervised referral)

What is it?

Clients are referred to the Parks Physical Activity Team where they are encouraged to take part in outdoor activity opportunities. Clients can join supervised  group activities. The type of activities include:

• Walking based activities

• Outdoor exercise sessions

• Using outdoor gym equipment

Where?

  • Huntingtree Park Activity Centre (Halesowen, B63 4HY)
  • Netherton Park Activity Centre (DY2 9EX)
  • Silver Jubilee Park Activity Centre (Coseley, WV14 9SZ)
  • Mary Stevens Park Activity Centre (Stourbridge, DY8 2AB)

Cost

  • Free of charge

How do I refer someone?

Use EMIS Web to generate referral

Alternatively complete Exercise Referral form A below and check box for Healthy Hub Parks then send to Action Heart via:

Email: action.heart@nhs.net
Post: Action Heart Centre,
South Block,
Russells Hall Hospital,
DY1 2HQ
Alternatively make referral by telephone: 01384 456111 ext.1470

Additional considerations

These people have a number of risk factors therefore, blood pressure between 160/90 and 180/110 the client should be sent to Action Heart for observation, retest, possible exercise tolerance test.

Telephone Action Heart 01384 456111 ext.1470 or tick Action Heart on the referral form.

Clients with blood pressure above 180/110. Refer client back to their GP for guidance on the same day.