If your patient is undergoing cardiac rehab then have a look at these resources
This is an alternative to conventional centre-based programmes. It allows patients to remotely self-manage their rehabilitation. It includes:
- A comprehensive range of educational resources
- Advice and support to make lifestyle changes and decrease risk factors
- Interactive – you monitor your patient's progress and outcomes
It allows users to:
- Keep an exercise diary
- Monitor their weight and stress levels
- Create personal goals
- Test their knowledge
- “Ask the Expert”
You can access the programmes from a computer, tablet or smartphone.
A free 3-month trial is available to all cardiac rehabilitation teams. This includes access to the programme and also support and training to get you started.
NHS Lothian's individualised home-based, supported self-management programme is for patients recovering from acute myocardial infarction to revascularisation.
They're offering free remote training and digital versions for cardiac rehab teams until 30June 2020. Contact email@example.com for more information.
The BHF offers a range of videos and PDFs on their pages - Cardiac rehabilitation at home.
The BACPR have collated resources to support cardiac rehabilitation programmes during the COVID-19 outbreak which is updated on a regular basis.