'Get Active' at AECC UC

'Get active' is an initiative at AECC University College, funded by Active Dorset’s Together Fund. These sessions include a 1:1 with our highly qualified sports rehabilitator followed by 3 sessions in our Integrated Rehabilitation Centre. Gain access to high quality health care advice and be supported to make positive changes to your lifestyle.

AECC University College is committed to providing affordable person-centered care to all members of our community.

Thanks to funding from Active Dorset, we are able to offer these sessions to help those with limited access get good quality exercise.

If you are looking to make positive changes to your lifestyle and improve your mental and physical wellbeing, talk to your GP, or healthcare professional about our Get Active exercise sessions.

How to book

To book your sessions, you will need an Active Dorset voucher from your GP or Health Care Professional.

Once you have a voucher, please complete the form below to book your first session.

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You can also call us on 01202 436222, or email exercise@aecc.ac.uk to book.

*please bring your voucher to your initial assessment to be eligible.

 

See our specialist

Once you have a Get Active voucher you can book a 1-2-1 health assessment with our highly qualified sports rehabilitator.

This assessment will be used to learn more about you, your health, set some goals for you and build a bespoke exercise programme to help you achieve those goals.

*please bring your voucher to your first session

1-2-1 sessions are available throughout the week

Book Your 1-2-1 Today Call 01202 436222 FOR reception

Use our Rehabilitation Centre

Following your 1-2-1 assessment you will gain 3 sessions in our rehabilitation centre, where you can use our equipment and work on your exercise programme.

In these sessions you will be accompanied by our sports rehabilitator and possibly with support from our students who can assist you with your exercises.

Sessions are available:

  • Monday: 14:00 – 15:00
  • Tuesday: 09:30 – 10:30
  • Wednesday: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Friday: 09:30 - 10:30

Book Exercise Sessions

Call 01202 436222 for reception

Aims & Benefits of 'Get Active'

 

Gain access to high quality health care advice

Be supported to make positive changes to your lifestyle 

Fantastic array of equipment at your disposal

Increase ability and confidence to exercise

Improve physical and mental wellbeing

complete our form below to find out more

or contact Clinic reception on: 01202 436222

Get Active Enquiry

You will need to present this voucher at your first session to redeem.

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Please complete the following questions to give us an idea of your physical ability

If yes, in the text box above please; 1. specify condition, 2. let us know if you are you on any treatment for this condition? e.g. medication, 3. let us know if your condition is stable, if your condition is not stable you will need a review with your GP and medical clearance to exercise.

If yes, you will need a review with your GP and medical clearance to exercise. Please specify details in the text box above.

If yes, you will need a review with your GP and medical clearance to exercise. Please specify details in the text box above.

If yes, please provide details in the text box above.

If yes, please list medication in the text box above.

If yes, please provide details in the text box above.

If yes, you will need a review with your GP and medical clearance to exercise.

If yes, please provide details in the text box above.

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Please read the following information carefully. And confirm the declaration below.

Additional Information: 1. You should wear loose, comfortable clothing to exercise sessions and suitable footwear such as trainers. 2. You should bring a water bottle and any medications with you such as inhalers. 3. It is likely that you may become sore in the initial stages which is normal after exercise. 4. You may not feel any improvement for up to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns at any time, please inform your intern or speak to a member of staff.

I declare that I have read the above and answered to the best of my knowledge. I am aware that if I have any non-exercise related symptoms e.g. chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, light headedness you must stop exercising immediately, sit down and notify a member of staff.