Cardiac Rehabilitation is a structured programme of care and
support from hospital admission to return of daily life. The aim of
the service is to educate you to understand your individual risk
factors and to influence favorably the underlying cause of
cardiovascular disease, and support you in maintaining a healthy
Cardiac Rehabilitation can be summarised as shown below.
- The inpatient stage or after a "step change" in the
patient's cardiac condition.
- The early post-discharge period.
- Structured exercise training with continuing educational
and psychological support and advice on risk factors.
- Long term maintenance or physical activity and lifestyle
The CMFT Cardiac Rehabilitation Service is made up of a
multidisciplinary team of highly skilled specialist nurses,
physiotherapists, occupational therapists and Rehabilitation
By participating in Cardiac Rehabilitation, you will see that
you may by your own efforts, preserve or resume your optimal
functioning, and through improved health behavior, you may slow or
reverse the progression of disease.
Summary of Cardiac
Rehabilitation Services Offered at Central Manchester Foundation