Basingstoke & Alton Cardiac Rehabilitation Charity

Helping residents recover and then maintain their health and fitness after heart attacks and heart operations.

Welcome to Cardiac Rehab

Basingstoke & Alton Cardiac Rehabilitation Charity (“Cardiac Rehab”) helps residents of north, east and mid Hampshire (and the surrounding areas) to recover and then maintain their health and fitness after heart attacks and heart operations.

Since January 2009 we have also offered the Staywell Scheme, under which GPs can refer to us people at risk of developing heart disease, for courses of exercise and health education.

Our exercise instructors are qualified to standards set by BACPR

Our qualified instructors are guided by programmes that have been designed for the purpose of cardiac rehabilitation.

one of the largest providers of cardiac related exercise

Cardiac Rehab is one of the most well-established and respected organisations of its kind in the UK. with over 50 hours per week of exercise sessions at the Centre.

We operate in a purpose-built premises in Hampshire

Our programmes and facilities are essential to successful cardiac rehabilitation, and are exclusively for people referred in from hospitals, GPs and other health professionals.

We provide

  • Facilities for an NHS clinical team to run Phase III cardiac rehabilitation courses for patients discharged from the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke (and from other hospitals on request). The hospital also runs a Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic from our site.
  • Our own Phase IV cardiac rehabilitation “continuing exercise” sessions, open to anyone referred to us by a health professional. Clients travel to us from within an approximate 20 mile radius, including from Basingstoke, Winchester, Farnham, Petersfield and Fleet, and often exercise regularly with us for years. We run over 50 hours of classes per week and have over 25,000 client attendances per year. These exercise sessions are also attended by people on our Staywell Scheme for the primary prevention of heart disease.

Did you Know?

To help meet the running costs of our Cardiac Rehab Centre. We must raise over £200,000 each year through donations, fundraising events and similar. The total cost is over £380,000 each year.

Cardiac Rehab’s most recent annual report and accounts can be found at the Charity Commission’s website. Our charity number is 1013238.

We need your support

Help us empower people to live their lives

£10 monthly donation will help people who are at risk of, and those with heart disease, to stay well.

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