There are many neurological conditions that affect the brain and nervous system, some of the better known being Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Guillain-Barré Syndrome.
Many of the services and activities that Lincs Inspire provide are well suited for people managing neurological conditions, providing the opportunity to improve overall quality of life through exercise, reading and socialising.
Our exercise referral wellness programme supports people to make the first steps to leading a more active lifestyle.
Activities can include gym, swimming and wellness hub sessions, as well as fitness classes, such as seated chair exercise and low impact circuits.
Light exercise sessions suited to people aged over 50 or people managing health conditions.
Sessions include walking netball, walking football, tai chi, zumba, beginners line dancing, seated chair exercises, new age kurling, over 50s badminton, crafts and a cuppa, chorus and a cuppa and sewing.
Our Health & Wellbeing Centre gym has a Biodex treadmill designed for those with neurological impairments. This offers a monitor to provide visual biofeedback, slower speed settings and rails for assistance.
The Sci-Fit seated upper body workout machine is easily accessible, supports bi-directional exercise and has a low starting resistance.
A selection of book collections targeted at people living with long term health conditions and their carers, including:
- Reading Well for Dementia
- Reading Well for Long Term Health Conditions
- Mood Boosting Books
- Pictures to Share
- Discovering Memories
- Reminiscence Collection
Archives & Heritage
Studies demonstrate the health benefits for people with Dementia in looking back at historic photographs that allow them to connect with their own memories.
Browse a selection of local history resources from the area including photographs, books, maps, pamphlets and newspapers.
Memory Lane groups meet on a monthly basis in Lincs Inspire Libraries. View session details in the events calendar below.
Take part in crafts, sewing and singing sessions with therapeutic benefit. Great for meeting friends for taking part in a creative hobby.