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Fit for Life is a free, six week course Starting 17 March At St Christopher’s, Caritas House, Tregony Road, Orpington BR6 9XA for anyone who is living with a life-limiting, long-term, or chronic illness, and who lives in St Christopher’s catchment area.
You do not have to be already using our services, and you can sign up to a course based in either Sydenham or Orpington.
Please get in touch to find out more or book your place on 020 8768 4500.
Each week will feature an exercise session tailored to your level, and a topic for discussion. Each weekly session lasts around two hours.
Week 1 Introduction and talk on the benefits of exercise, plus an exercise session
Week 2 Mood, plus an exercise session
Week 3 Sleep and relaxation, plus an exercise session
Week 4 Eating well, plus an exercise session
Week 5 Managing change and planning for the future, plus an exercise session
Week 6 Review of goals and conclusion, plus an exercise session
Information about St Christopher’s
We are more than just a hospice. St Christopher’s exists to promote and provide skilled and compassionate palliative care of the highest quality. Our vision is of a world in which all dying people and those close to them have access to the care and support they need, when and wherever they need it.
We were founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and, over 50 years later, her words still remain at the heart of everything we do: “You matter because you are you and you matter until the last moment of your life.”
Living with a life-limiting, long-term or chronic illness can place extra stresses and strains on you and your family. Join us in a friendly and welcoming environment where you can take part in a supervised exercise session, learn about the types of support on offer, and ways to help you to cope more effectively.