What is the Croi CLANN programme?
The Croí CLANN programme is a specialised 10 week, healthy lifestyle initiative which aims to help individuals achieve a healthy weight and shape through physical activity and healthy eating.
What does this programme offer me?
By joining the CROÍ CLANN Programme you will receive individual advice and support from a team of healthcare experts which includes a Specialist Cardiovascular Nurse, Physiotherapist/Physical Activity Specialist and Dietitian.
> You will be invited to meet with the Croí Health team for an assessment of your eating habits, physical activity levels, smoking status, cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose levels and weight.
> At the end of this assessment, the team will agree with you personalised goals and objectives which are realistic for you to achieve.
> You will receive a personal record card which will record your assessment details and help you track your progress throughout the programme.
Following the initial assessment you will be invited to attend a lifestyle programme for eight weeks.
Each session you attend will include:
> Group exercise
> Weekly weight monitoring
> Group information sessions on key health
• Healthy eating
• Food labels
• Benefits of physical activity
• Psychological issues of obesity
• Maintaining change
On Week 10 you will be re-assessed again in order to provide you with feedback on the progress you have made during the programme. This will also provide you with the opportunity to review and set goals which will help you maintain the changes you have made to your lifestyle long-term.
The team will help you:
> Increase your physical activity levels
> Adhere to a healthy diet
> Reduce your body weight
> Reduce your blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels
> Quit smoking
> Improve your well-being and confidence
To find out more about the
Croí CLANN Programme contact:
Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation
Croí House, Moyola Lane, Newcastle, Galway
Telephone 091 893500 • Fax 091 514028
Email email@example.com • www.croí.ie