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Disability and Long Term Health Conditions

older adults doing chair based exercise

Don't be still for too long, even a little movement is better than nothing!

Chief Medical Officer, UK Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

Just like everyone else, physical activity has numerous benefits for people with a disabilty: It can strengthen bones and muscles, it boosts mood and mental health, it can create opportunities to meet people and be part of a community.


Seven out of 10 disabled people want to be more active (Source: Activity Alliance)

Useful Links

The Activity Alliance are the national organisation who's aim is to make active lives possible with a vision that disabled people are active for life.

Disability Sport Yorkshire champion sport for disabled people in Yorkshire

Our Get Active at Home pages have further links and inspiration sharing inclusive activities to get involved with.

Below are links to the four local authority family information services which all contain disability information for parents and carers.

Hull City Council

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

North East Lincolnshire Council

North Lincolnshire Council