Recondition The Nation

Recondition the Nation is a campaign introduced by Dr Amit Arora. Dr Amit Arora is a consultant geriatrician in the North Midlands. He promotes movement among our older generation so they can remain active, independent and mobile. This not only improves outcomes, but can also prevent falls and long stays in hospital, with better mental […]

Balance – a matter of life and death

Balance – a matter of life and death. The British Journal of Sports Medicine published the results of a decade-long study involving more than 1,700 middle-aged participants, which concluded that an inability to balance was associated with an almost twofold increase in risk of death. This sounds frightening but we can do something about it! […]

Consider private rehab for older people

Consider private rehab for older people. Older people in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Taunton currently have to wait months for free rehab/physiotherapy. Unfortunately this is also a demographic which is more likely to suffer from frailty, which means it is more difficult to recover from illness such as a urinary tract infection, falls […]

Welcome Holly Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

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Welcome Holly Rehabilitation Physiotherapist. After qualifying from Cardiff University in 2018, Holly Bluck has worked in a variety of settings, including Bristol Royal Infirmary, South Bristol Community Hospital and within the community in North Somerset. After developing an interest in working with older adults with complex needs, Holly became the Clinical Lead Physiotherapist within a […]

Introducing RMR Rehabilitation

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Introducing RMR Rehabilitation. We work closely with RMR Rehabilitation to deliver regular exercise sessions across Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Taunton. RMR Rehabilitation specialise in Adaptive Personal Training sessions for individuals with Neurological conditions, Spinal Injury, Amputee and other complex needs. They also help with rehabilitation Pre / Post operation or Injury. They are […]

Welcome our Occupational Therapist, Faye

Welcome our Occupational Therapist, Faye! Faye Turner MSc qualified as an Occupational Therapist from Cardiff University in 2010 after completing a degree in Psychology. Since qualifying, she has worked for the NHS for people with mental health conditions, before moving to Bristol where she worked for Intermediate Care rehab teams for 5 years. She now […]

How we can help you navigate the NHS

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Navigating the NHS is not easy. Have you waited a long time on the phone to contact the GP for an appointment? Some people may be on a long waiting list for NHS physiotherapy. Many people don’t know how to get in touch with the right NHS professional when they need to. How we can […]

Occupational therapy can help you

Occupational therapy can help you. As we age, we may find ourselves facing new challenges when it comes to daily living. Whether it’s due to physical limitations, cognitive decline, or other health conditions, many older adults may struggle with everyday activities. Fortunately, occupational therapy can help. In this article, we’ll explore how occupational therapy can […]

The benefits of exercise as we age

  As we age, it’s more important than ever to prioritise our physical and mental health. One of the best ways to do this is through regular exercise. Exercise offers a myriad of benefits for older people, ranging from improving overall health to increasing longevity. In this article, we’ll explore some of the key benefits […]

Frailty and why you need to know about it

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Frailty is a condition that affects many older adults and can significantly impact their quality of life. Frailty is not a normal part of aging, but it can develop as people get older, especially if they have certain health conditions or lead a sedentary lifestyle.