New guidelines to support disabled children to be more active

From Department of Health and Social Care:

UK’s Chief Medical Officers publish first ever guidelines on physical activity for disabled children and young people.

  • New guidelines to support disabled children and young people to be more active
  • Guidelines advise 20 minutes of exercise per day and strength and balance activity 3 times a week
  • Supports wider work to tackle health disparities across the UK helping everyone lead healthier, happier lives

Disabled children and young people will be supported to be more physically active following the publication of new guidelines from the UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs).

The guidance, which recommends daily levels of physical activity, will support disabled children and young people to improve their physical and mental health throughout their lives.

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