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Active Workplace - Chichester College

Published by Donna Imrie
chances4change
Email d.imrie@brighton.ac.uk
Telephone 01273 644103

A staff programme at Chichester college run as part of the active & healthy workplace initiative June-Oct 10.

Our delivery partners are...

Chichester College.

The start and finish dates of the project are...

The project started in June 2010 - October 2010.

The people helped are...

49 new staff members signed up for the fitness suite - these staff joined at no cost and have had a full induction with the programme and a free month's membership. There were 4 referalls from Doctors where staff had high blood pressure and needed further assistance/medical clearance.

What they have said is...

Some feedback from the staff menbers that took part in the project were: 'I really enjoyed the experience and have taken up full gym membership as a result'. Another remarked: 'Fitness for free was fantastic! And really helped me get to grips with my fitness and weight loss - thank you so much for the opportunity!'

 

What's happened is...

Between the 49 people who used the gym during the free month, there were a total of 228 visits, and of those that joined the project, 11 people (23%), have continued to use the facility. 4 people have signed up to the yearly package. 8 people have currently signed up for the month of October.

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Lead Organisation NHS South East Coast
Geographical Area West Sussex
Outcomes Improving health, Increasing participation
Beneficiary Age Adults, Young People (16-25)
Beneficiary Groups Black & minority ethnic groups (BME), Boys and men, Disadvantaged families, Families, General population, Girls and women, Homeless people, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, Offenders & ex-offenders, Other professionals, People at risk of mental health problems, People suffering from chronic disease or condition e.g. CHD, diabetes, osteoporosis, People with physical or learning disabilities, Refugees & asylum seekers, Socially isolated older people, Travellers, Unemployed people, Volunteers, Vulnerable children & families, Vulnerable young people, Young parents
Type of activity Mental wellbeing, Physical activity & Healthy eating strands
Primary Theme Chances4Change
Secondary Themes Eating for Health Healthy Weight Mental Wellbeing Physical Activity

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