Let's Get Moving care pathway: feasibility study results
Presents the final results from a feasibility trial conducted as part of the Physical Activity Care Pathway initiative.
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Participation in regular physical activity is associated with the prevention of chronic disease and the promotion of health and well-being. In 2007, the Department of Health developed a draft Physical Activity Care Pathway which involved 4 key steps:
- assessment of patients’ physical activity levels
- brief intervention
- signposting to local physical activity opportunities
- follow-up consultations
The trial was undertaken with 14 general practices. Patient eligibility was assessed using the following criteria:
- aged 16 to 74 years
- absence of contra-indications
- appropriateness to discuss physical activity with the patient
Published: 24 April 2013
From: Department of Health