What do we do specifically?
Our project was designed around the numerous studies that have shown exercise improves the physical
and mental health on older people [source]. This includes a lower risk of falling, heart disease, type 2
diabetes, some cancers, depression and dementia. Our instructors carry out the L2 Amac Chair Based
Exercise qualification, and sessions target balance, core strength, motor skills, cognitive function and
In the three years that we have now been running, Motion has run sessions in over 27 care homes and 11
lunch clubs, each tailored to the individual group.
We think it is good value for money, the instructors were very encouraging and included all
participating, so no one was let out despite disabilities. I haven’t heard
so much laughter for a long time.
~Cameo Lunch Club 2019
In 2017, we were awarded £25,000 from the Ford Motor Company [read more], which we are now using to
expand the project and invest in research studies to understand the impact our sessions have.
This is an Enactus Sheffield project. Tap to learn more.