Cardiac rehabilitation services
We are a multidisciplinary team of nurses, occupational therapist, rehabilitation assistants and clerical staff, based at Calderdale Royal Hospital, but working across both Calderdale and Huddersfield hospitals and in the community in Calderdale.
Huddersfield Community Cardiac Rehabilitation Service is provided by Locala Community Partnerships. Tel 0300 304 5555. Web site www.locala.org.uk/home
The qualified team members are specialised in caring for patients following a cardiac event, they have undertaken specialised training courses for the safe exercise of cardiac patients in accordance with BACPR (British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation).
Cardiac rehabilitation aims to support people to improve their physical health and quality of life, also to equip and support people to develop the necessary skills to successfully manage their condition.
The team see patients both in hospital, at home and in clinics and offer a menu of outpatient programmes. Including gym based, aerobic, tai chi and chair based activities. Along with information sessions, covering healthy lifestyles and conditions at a variety of times throughout the week.
The programme also includes stress management and a healthy eating group.
Who to contact to find out more
Cardiac rehabilitation team leader:
Caroline Lane, Clinical Lead Cardiac Rehabilitation /Heart Failure
Cardiac Rehabilitation Department
Calderdale Royal Hospital
Tel 01422 224260
Mobile 07713 739144