Post COVID Rehabilitation Exercise Programme comes to Cheshire East

By Lucy Bourne June 13, 2022

Post COVID Rehabilitation Exercise Programme comes to Cheshire East

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Photo caption left to right: Amy Ward- Covid Recovery Physiotherapy Lead, Jane Wilmer- Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team Lead, Donna Williamson- Senior Manager, Health Innovation at Everybody Health and Leisure and Ellie Dick- Health Referral Lead, Health Innovation at Everybody Health and Leisure


Everybody Health and Leisure are delighted to share they have secured a contract from Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership to deliver a Post COVID Rehabilitation Exercise programme.

Everybody Health and Leisure will be delivering the 6 week exercise and education programme which forms part of an overall Post COVID hub delivered by the NHS.

Donna Williamson, Senior Manager – Health Innovation, at Everybody Health and Leisure shares:

The programme supports patients who have been diagnosed with Post COVID in their road to recovery. The aim is to support patients back to full function, prevent long-term disability and improve quality of life and is delivered by trained specialist exercise instructors in Long COVID. The exercise is tailored to each individual patient, so don’t worry if you don’t feel you can exercise.”

The programme provides a unique opportunity, once patients have completed the programme, they can continue attending Everybody’s Rehabilitation Exercise classes, aiding progression and offering long-term support.

Jane Wilmer, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team Lead shares:

“The Post Covid Recovery Service in Mid Cheshire is delighted to be working in partnership with Everybody Health and Leisure. The exercise and education programme will be an integral part of the service we offer patients, to aid their recovery.”

The programme is held at Crewe Lifestyle Centre and patients need to attend twice a week to gain maximum benefit. To access this service, patients need a referral from the Post COVID Hub. If you would like to find out more, please contact your health professional.


Notes to Editor

Everybody Health and Leisure is a registered charity which aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by improving the health and wellbeing of local communities. The charity operates 16 leisure facilities including 9 swimming pools and 7 Taste for Life cafes across the Cheshire East region, and delivers a range of targeted health, sports and disability and inclusion programmes. For more information please visit: or follow on Twitter @ebleisure.

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