We work closely with local GPs and health professionals to provide patients with the support they need to make changes to improve their health and wellbeing through activity programmes run in Exminster and Budleigh Salterton. We provide expert advice and access to bespoke gym sessions and programmes to help patients manage their health conditions with a reduced reliance on medication.

We run the following referral programmes:

General Exercise Referral

Individual gym-based group programmes, delivered by our Level 3 and Level 4 Exercise Referral Instructors, are designed to assist with clients medical conditions and injuries.

Cancer Rehabilitation

Gym-based group classes focus on helping patients manage fatigue and build endurance and strength following treatment.

Phase 4 Cardiac Rehabilitation

Gym-based group rehabilitation classes, delivered by our Level 4 BACPR Phase 4 Instructors, focusing on cardiorespiratory fitness for those recovering from cardiac events, valve replacements, angioplasty/Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI).

Exercise after Stroke

Group exercise classes, delivered by our Level 4 Stroke Rehabilitation Instructors, follow the LaterLife evidence-based model and are aimed at improving mobility, strength and cardiovascular fitness.

Falls Prevention

For patients at risk of falling and with a Burg score between 30 and 50; this is a group class

Escape Pain

    For people who need a supervised exercise programme in order to gain confidence; get started on a self-management programme, and become independently mobile.

    Please contact your GP or health professional for a referral to the above programmes.

    Get Active 

    Our Get Active exercise programme is for people who would like to attend the gym at regular times during the week when our fitness team are on hand to supervise the exercise. 

    For more information please contact the Fitness Team on:

    t: 01392 824752 option 5 or e: fitness@westbank.org.uk