Healthy Bodies Happy Minds: A Fitness and Nutrition Programme for Adults with Special Needs
Skills for Independence, Life & Work
What is the course about?
Healthy Bodies Happy Minds is an interactive course designed to empower adults with additional needs to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. By addressing physical well-being, emotional resilience, social skills and life skills, this course aims to enhance overall quality of life, promote independence and nurture a positive mindset whilst having lots of fun along the way.
Why should I choose the course?
Healthy Bodies Happy Minds is a comprehensive course specifically for adults with additional needs. Choose this course if you want to improve your physical well-being, emotional resilience and overall mental health so you are better equipped to lead a fulfilling, enriched life with a focus on becoming more independent. Practical lessons, interactive activities and individualised support come together to increase self-confidence, independence and overall quality of life.
What will I learn?
You will learn about the importance of physical activity, nutrition and personal hygiene to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
You will take part in group exercise activities specially designed for you, weekly walk & talk sessions and learn about healthy food choices and prepare nutritious meals within a realistic budget. The course will also provide you with tools and strategies to help you identify and manage your emotions effectively, develop self-awareness, learn relaxation techniques and recognise how other people play an important part in our mental well-being.
Healthy Bodies Happy Minds will help to foster essential social skills, including effective communication, active listening and building and maintaining relationships. The course encourages social interaction and community engagement encouraging the development of meaningful connections.
What will the course lead on to?
This course may lead to accredited college courses but more importantly, it will set you up to lead a healthy lifestyle with a positive mental outlook enabling you to look at your future options around living more independently.
What support is available?
You will be allocated a Progress Coach in addition we can offer the following if applicable;
- 1:1 in class support
- Lunchtime and breaktime supervision
- Meet & greet on entering and leaving the college
- Mobility support
- Exam access arrangements
- Orientation Modification of learning materials
- Specialist resources
We also have a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help you during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale College run courses for local people to enhance their lives and to enrich the community in which they live and love. The course will be facilitated by experienced teachers with expertise in special needs education, mental health and physical well-being. Class sizes are kept small to ensure a personalised approach and a supportive learning environment.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements.
What are my funding options?
For information on funding contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There may be additional costs associated with any trips that may take place but we will do our best to ensure costs are kept to a minimum and plenty of notice given.
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