Gym time!

Organisation : NHS Lothian, Islay Centre
Grant Amount : £ 1,500

Our application is to purchase gym equipment, benefits:

Physical Health improved
Reduce obesity
Mental well being improved
Bone density improved
Cardio vascular fitness
Deep pressure which is calming for people with sensory needs
Purposeful activity and  occupation

I will be asking Edinburgh Leisure to come and train all staff in use of equipment. This will be for all staff to ensure equipment is used correctly and patient safety is maintained. We would also refer all patients to Physio. We would also have all patients assessment carried out by our speciality doctor. The equipment that we would be looking to purchase would be a cross trainer and rowing machine that comes to the value of approx £1500.