Heart Disease (Cardiac Rehab) (Associations and Public Health Resources…
Heart Disease (Cardiac Rehab)
Types of Exercises
Strength/ Conditioning , Weight , Upper Limb
Naomi = opposing elbow to knee exercises
Liam = biceps curls and shoulder abduction with marching on the spot
Ellie = step on the steps with / without weights
Sit to Stand then rasing the arms
Abi - Tap Backs
Cool Down/ Warm up
slightly raise the heart rate, warm up the muscles with stretches for 2 minutes for both warm up and cool down
Associations and Public Health Resources
British Heart Foundation = HealthUnlocked gives advice and support for your heart condition. Have the Heart Helpline for information and help. They also have support groups throughout the UK both exercise groups and community coffee groups
Dietician = Eat Well Plate to allow a more balanced diet
NICE Guidelines = General advice and support can be given at a cardiac rehab class. The main area is the encouragement to go to a class and display the key benefits of the cardiac rehab class
Cardiac Rehab is for people available to anyone that has had a heart attack, coronary angioplasty, heart surgery, people who have angina or heart failure. its also for people that have ICD.
Cardiac Rehabilaitoin programmes will help you to; understand your condition, recover from your surgery, procedure and or heart attack, make changes to your lifestyle that will improve your heart health and reduce the risk of further heart problems
Within the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation 2017 following the cardiac rehab pathway of care (six stages). Each of these stages within this process are vital for programme uptake and adherence, the achievement of meaningful clinical outcomes and ensuring longer-term behaviour change and desired health outcomes.
The use of specifically tailored cardiac rehab programmes allows the patients to explore different types of exercises not just being in a gym/ church hall. Other activities such as swimming and gently walking have been shown to increase cardiac health after a heart attack by over 30 %.