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Cardiac Rehabilitation – Bronze Programme

All our programmes have been put together using aspects of the British Assocation of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) guidelines and the experience of our team.

    Initial Assessment (IA) with cardiac nurse specialist

    • Baseline observations – Blood pressure (BP), Height and weight (BMI), Electrocardiogram (ECG), total Cholestrol test, blood sugar, temperature, Oxygen saturations
    • Understanding diagnosis and treatment
    • HADS score (depression indicator)
    • Medication review
    • Identifying risk factors
    • Exercise assessment
    • Exercise tolerance: Shuttle walk test / step test / 6 minute walk test
    • Goal setting
    • Introduction to home exercise and lifestyle programme
    • 30 minute one-to-one exercise session

    Period for positive change – designated period of time for self led exercise programme and lifestyle changes (duration of programme to be decided in IA)

    Discharge meeting

    • Repeat baseline observations
    • Exercise tolerance test
    • Review goals set
    • Maintenance: plan for the future

     

    According to patient’s needs Heartsure has access to a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians.

    • Physiotherapist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Stress and relaxation therapist
    • Pharmicist
    • Dietitian/Nutritionalist

     

Comprehensive written report for Patient, General Practitioner (GP), Cardiologist and/or Surgeon.