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Inpatient Physical Activity

In this section you will find information about physical activity and exercise opportunities for CNTW inpatients. Contact ward/hospital staff for more information and to get involved.

Our staff have created some exercise videos to help those who are room-based, or have restricted access, to stay active.

Exercises you can do in your room

Exercises you can do outdoors, such as in the ward courtyard

Ferndene

  • Circuits – Session on Mondays 6-6.30pm in Ferndene Sports Hall
  • Dance – Street, commercial, cheerleading and hip-hop dancing on Thursdays 3.30pm in Ferndene Sports Hall
  • Tardis – Music and drama session on Mondays 5.30-7.30pm in CR
  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – Adventurous, caring, sporty, creative, however you might describe yourself the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is for you. You can also find out more on the website.
  • Trampolining – Sessions on Fridays 1-3pm
  • Two Short – 0.3km orienteering map around Ferndene site

Hadrian Clinic (Newcastle)

  • The Exercise Therapy service is available to in-patients. The aim of exercise therapy is to provide a structured programme of physical activity that is discussed with you and tailored to your goals, likes/dislikes and physical health needs, which will help improve both your physical and mental health. We offer a variety of groups on a weekly programme, including:
    • Supervised gym sessions
    • Various exercise classes (circuit training, dance core conditioning etc)
    • Walking groups
    • Sports groups (football, badminton etc)
    • Healthy lifestyle and nutrition sessions
    • Weekly or monthly gym challenges

You can try them all or just choose the ones you like, we welcome everyone from experienced exercisers to those who have never exercise before but want to improve their physical and mental health.

St. Nicholas Hospital

Bamburgh Clinic

A dedicated team of sports instructors managed as part of the Occupational Therapy team work closely with the multidisciplinary team to support your health and wellbeing needs.

  • Our role is to find the right fit for you, if it’s not fun and motivating you won’t want to do it. Whatever you choose it has to be enjoyable and of interest.

The service offers a comprehensive package of individual, group and community based interventions,

Including:

  • Health & fitness > Gym, circuit training, boxercise, healthy lifestyle & bikeability (adult cycle proficiency).
  • Team sports / games > Football, badminton and volleyball + more
  • Community sport> Gym, swimming, football, jogging and cycling.

There’s something for everyone

  • Making sport less hard > Lets take it slow, learn some new skills, set some achievable goals. We won’t rush or expect too much you can take things at your own pace.
  • Taking it to the next level > If your already fit and active we can help you stay motivated & set new personal challenges.

Hopewood Park

  • Walking routes on Trust sites: Hopewood Park – blue and Hopewood Park – yellow
  • The Exercise Therapy service is available to in-patients. The aim of exercise therapy is to provide a structured programme of physical activity that is discussed with you and tailored to your goals, likes/dislikes and physical health needs, which will help improve both your physical and mental health. We offer a variety of groups on a weekly programme, including:
    • Supervised gym sessions
    • Various exercise classes (circuit training, dance core conditioning etc)
    • Walking groups
    • Sports groups (football, badminton etc)
    • Healthy lifestyle and nutrition sessions
    • Weekly or monthly gym challenges

You can try them all or just choose the ones you like, we welcome everyone from experienced exercisers to those who have never exercise before but want to improve their physical and mental health.

St. George’s Park

  • Walking routes on Trust sites: St George’s Park – yellow
  • The Exercise Therapy service is available to in-patients. The aim of exercise therapy is to provide a structured programme of physical activity that is discussed with you and tailored to your goals, likes/dislikes and physical health needs, which will help improve both your physical and mental health. We offer a variety of groups on a weekly programme, including:
    • Supervised gym sessions
    • Various exercise classes (circuit training, dance core conditioning etc)
    • Walking groups
    • Sports groups (football, badminton etc)
    • Healthy lifestyle and nutrition sessions
    • Weekly or monthly gym challenges

You can try them all or just choose the ones you like, we welcome everyone from experienced exercisers to those who have never exercise before but want to improve their physical and mental health.

Northgate Hospital

A dedicated team of sports instructors managed as part of the Occupational Therapy team work closely with the multidisciplinary team to support your health and wellbeing needs.

  • Our role is to find the right fit for you, if it’s not fun and motivating you won’t want to do it. Whatever you choose it has to be enjoyable and of interest.

The service offers a comprehensive package of individual, group and community based interventions,

Including:

  • Health & fitness > Gym, circuit training, boxercise, healthy lifestyle & bikeability (adult cycle proficiency).
  • Team sports / games > Football, badminton and volleyball + more
  • Community sport> Gym, swimming, football, jogging and cycling.

There’s something for everyone

  • Making sport less hard > Lets take it slow, learn some new skills, set some achievable goals. We won’t rush or expect too much you can take things at your own pace.
  • Taking it to the next level > If your already fit and active we can help you stay motivated & set new personal challenges.

Walkergate park

  • Walking routes on trust sites: Walkergate Park