Cardiac Rehabilitation Program starting soon

NIHRACS is starting a cardiac rehabilitation group program for people with heart conditions, including those who have had various forms of cardiac surgery, have had a heart attack or have heart failure. The program will be delivered by different health professionals including a physiotherapist, social worker, dietitian, nurse and pharmacist. The eight-week program will support participants to:

  • Understand their heart condition and the treatment options
  • Manage their risk factors
  • Get back to usual activities
  • Cope with fear, stress, depression, anxiety
  • Understand their medications, tests and procedures
  • Know the heart attack warning signs and what to do in an emergency
  • Have a healthy lifestyle, including eating and exercise.

If you are interested in joining the program, please contact the GP Clinic on 24134 to make an appointment as a medical referral is required to join the program.

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