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Stay Connected – Supporting Vulnerable Adults in Self-Isolation

In response to the recent closure of leisure facilities, Sport For Confidence has re-deployed its entire staff team of occupational therapists and sports coaches to deliver a specialist ‘at home’ service to support  thousands of vulnerable adults through isolation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’re also running LIVE Sport for Confidence activities on ZOOM.
Click here to find out what’s on and how you can join the online sessions.

NEW SERVICE TO KEEP VULNERABLE ADULTS HEALTHY AND ACTIVE AT HOME

Here at Meaningful Lives we are thrilled to have funded a new service to help vulnerable adults stay physically and mentally active during the COVID-19 outbreak.The Stay Connected programme is being delivered through Essex-based Sport For Confidence and it‘s now live.Individuals with learning disabilities, autism and physical impairment will receive specialist home workout videos by sports coaches and occupational therapists who follow Royal College of Occupational Therapists guidelines for those currently in isolation. Along with this telephone support, the group will be sharing inspirational sessions and other exercise tips on social media.All existing users of the service will get tailored workouts, along with new referrals from Essex County CouncilHere is Lyndsey Barrett, co-founder of Sport For Confidence, talking about the new service backed by ECC.

Geplaatst door Meaningful Lives Essex op Woensdag 1 april 2020

Sport for Confidence are a team of Occupational Therapists and Coaches currently delivering an ‘at
home’ service to support anyone facing barriers to accessing physical activity. The service can assist
people to remain healthy at home, engage in exercise, create virtual social connections, build daily
routines and manage anxiety.

The Stay Connected service adopts a no labels approach and is on hand to support any person living within Essex,
typically participants include but are not limited to people with a disability, mental health condition,
are neuro-diverse, have a long term condition or are in a caring role.

Referrals to be received either directly to stayconnected@sportforconfidence.com or through the Priority
system.

For more information, click here to view the full news article about Stay Connected.

Home Exercise Video Library

The Stay Connected team have put together lots of videos to support you to stay active during lockdown. Click the links below to take you through to watch the full videos on YouTube.

Seated Exercise:

Home Exercise Circuits:

Sport at Home: