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SHAPE stands for ‘Supporting Health And Promoting Exercise’ which is what this 12 week programme is aiming to do. SHAPE is for people under the care of Worcestershire Health Care Trust Adult Mental Health Services who want to get fitter and healthier. SHAPE aims to help people maintain or lose weight, stop smoking, start exercising and introduce healthier eating and to support people to achieve personal health goals.

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What will SHAPE offer?

  • A physical health “MOT” to assess general wellbeing and physical health and set goals to improve these.  
  • Weekly monitoring of fitness, weight and goals and a repeat physical health review at week 12.  
  • Opportunity to join a similar group of people who also want to get fitter and healthier and support and motivate each other with personal health goals.
  • Weekly group exercise sessions to try circuit training, weight training, aerobics, cross-training, badminton, basketball, walking, yoga, tai chi, pilates and climbing(venue specific). 
  • Nutrition and diet advice to introduce healthy eating. 
  • Smoking cessation advice and drug and alcohol advice. 
  • Mindfulness and relaxation training.


How will SHAPE help?

·         To introduce exercise and lifestyle changes.

  • Introductions to other people who also want to get fitter and healthier to provide support and encouragement. 
  • Provide access to a state of the art gym and exercise suite and personal health trainers in a safe exclusive environment.  
  • Advice on how to make diet changes and learn about healthier eating 
  • Assist with weight loss and prevent weight gain (which can often happen when on anti-psychotic medication and an inactive lifestyle).  
  • Boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy levels, as well as reducing stress and depression. 
  • Assist with reducing and stopping tobacco smoking and substance use.


SHAPE enquiries: 07535 705791
SHAPE referralswhcnhs.shape@nhs.net

The McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre
Infirmary Walk (off Castle Street)

The Movement
Unit 4 Betony Road (behind The Malvern Spa)
WR14 1GS

Units 3 & 4 Lisle Avenue (off the Stourport Road)
DY11 7DE

Abbey Stadium Sports Centre
Birmingham Road (follow signs for the crematorium)
B97 6EJ

Bromsgrove Sports and Leisure Centre
School Drive
B60 1AY

Rivers Leisure Centre
Abbey Road
WR11 4SU

Get in touch . . .


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Worcestershire County Council