According to Activity Alliance data, disabled people are twice as likely to be physically inactive (43 per cent) than non-disabled people (21 per cent).
About 15 million people in England have a long-term condition. Long-term conditions or chronic diseases are conditions for which there is currently no cure, and which are managed with drugs and other treatment, for example: diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis and hypertension. This Kings Fund article explains more.
How we are making a difference
We're committed to providing inclusive solutions to bridge the gap in Berkshire, ensuring those living with long term health conditions or disabilities are able access physical activity opportunities. Below you'll see examples of the ways in which we've begun to tackle these inequalities.
For individuals with a disability or long term health condition
Looking for ways to get active? Our 'get active' pages, with a specific section for individuals with disabilities and long term health conditions are a good place to start.
For individuals working with this audience
If you are an individual working with this audience you might find the following pages useful...