Resources & Merchandise

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We have lots of resources and merchandise to help you run a successful Health Walk project.

General resources and merchandise

ItemDetails
Buggy & family walks guidance Information about setting up buggy and family walks. Read more online
Cartoons to encourage walking A set of Cartoons can be downloaded: icon Cartoons (786.37 kB).
Dogs on health walks advice note This note gives Paths for All's advice on Health Walks and dogs. Download
E-News A monthtly email newsletter covering all areas of our work. Sign up online
Footnotes Our volunteer newsletter published 3 times a year. Read online
Guidance Notes for Project Coordinators Suite of 8 guidance notes to support Project Coordinators in setting up, managing and promoting their projects. Read more and download here. 
Health Professionals Postcard Information for health professionals outlining why they should promote walking and what to do next. Order online
Pedometer Pack Promote walking with this great tool. A single pedometer and walking diary to help walkers set and monitor their walking goals. Read more
Learning Disabilities Toolkit A toolkit for promoting walking for adults with a learning disability, through developing suitable health walks and other walking opportunities. Read more
Medical Protection Society Statement The MPS has endorsed Health Walks and recommends that Health Professionals refer patients to the walks. This statement outlines clinical criteria for referral. Read more and download
New Walker Form    All new walkers should complete this form. Once complete, please return the forms to us and we'll add them to our Walkers Database. Read more and download
Paths for All Strategy booklet This small booklet sets out Paths for All’s strategy. Read more and download 
NEW Strength and Balance DVD
This DVD has been produced to help reduce the risk of falls and fractures amongst older people Order online 
Personalised Merchandise Our online shop has a wide range of products, from t-shirts to rucksacks, which you can customise for your project. Purchases support our work. Visit the website
Postcards 7 postcards designs: Thank you, Tell us about it (sorry, out of stock), Join us for some fresh air, Tell us how we're doing, Just wondering where you've been, Idea (sorry, out of stock), Well done (sorry, out of stock). Order online
Posters A suite of posters that you can use to promote your health walks locally. You can either order them online or download the posters, add your project's details and then print them out. Read more
Project Planning Toolkit A toolkit to help you plan your project, make decisions, find out about people's experiences and develop effective partnerships. Download here icon Project Planning Toolkit (276 kB) or contact your Development Officer for a hard copy.
Rate of Perceived Exertion card This handy card shows walkers how hard they are working.  The optimum exertion is "hard enough to talk but not sing!". Order online
Strength & Balance leaflet and cue cards The programme combines strength and balance exercises with advice on walking to help older adults stay active and independent. Read more
Themed walks and events calendar An annual calendar of events, campaign weeks and ideas for themed walks. Read more and download
Walking in winter Some ideas for keeping your health walks going over the winter.  icon Download (88.01 kB)

Walk in the Woods toolkit VisitWoods have produced this handy guide to help you find suitable woods for your health walks. Download: icon Visit Woods - A Walk in the Woods (3.66 MB)
Walk More Feel The Difference! Leaflet and Holders Our popular leaflet explains the benefits of walking, encourages physical activity and promotes health walks. Matching leaflet holders are also available. Order online.
Why older adults start walking: take home messages Messages from a research study on why older people join and stay with walking groups. Download
Dementia Friendly Physical Activity infographicOverview of Dementia Friendly Walking Project and how walking can benefit people living with dementia.  Order online


Volunteer Awards

AwardDetails
Bronze
 Certificate + Reflective dual carry Drawstring Bag
Silver
 Certificate + Stainless steel Water Bottle
Gold
 Certificate + Fleece Snood (dual purpose, can be used as hat or buff)
Long Service
 Certificate + 500ml stainless steel Vacuum Flask
Outstanding Contribution
 Certificate + 500ml stainless steel Vacuum Flask

 
Resources for trained Walk Leaders

ItemDetails
Health Walk Agreement Card Card outlining the agreement between walkers and leaders. Use at the beginning of every walk. Cards are given out during Walk Leader training.
order online
Walk Leader Cue Cards A handy set of pocket-sized cue cards with reminders for leading a Health Walk. Given to Walk Leaders during training.  Order online.
Volunteer Walk Leader Welcome Booklet We post this to people after completion of our Volunteer Walk Leader course.
Also available to download:icon Volunteer Welcome Booklet (1.83 MB)
Walk Leader Armband A high viz arm band for trained Walk Leaders. Given to Walk Leaders during training.
Walk Leader Training Manual

Given to participants on the Volunteer Walk Leader training course.

Dementia Friendly Walking Reminder CardA writable walking reminder card that can be personalised by Walk Leaders for people living with dementia Order online.
Dementia Friendly Walks empty belly posterDementia Friendly designed poster allowing projects to add their own text (details of one walk per poster) icon download
A4 Health Walk Agreement cardLarger font sized agreement for people living with dementia icon download


We also have useful resources for other areas of work:

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