All evidence shows that when patients get up, get dressed and get moving, they have better outcomes than those who remain in bed.
Get up Get dressed Get moving is a national campaign to promote independence and embed the concept of early and ongoing movement into culture and practice across health and social care.
The objectives of the Get up, Get dressed, Get moving campaign:
- Engage with health professionals and citizens to co-design a national campaign that will support and empower people to participate in activity to maintain their physical and mental wellbeing
- Develop a suite of resources to support the implementation of Get up, Get dressed, Get moving at home, in the community, in residential care and the acute hospital settings
Resources to support Get up Get dressed Get moving
Get Up, Get Dressed, Get Moving (PDF, 3.26 MB, 12 pages)
Get Up, Get Dressed, Get Moving patient information leaflet (PDF, 1.41 MB, 7 pages)
Get Up, Get Dressed, Get Moving staff information leaflet (PDF, 710 KB, 6 pages)
Get Up, Get Dressed, Get Moving staff information leaflet (Word, 1.37 MB, 6 pages)
60 Day Challenge
The 60 day challenge is an initiative to get patients up dressed and moving. Managed through a web application it collects data to on numbers of patients mobile and dressed and evaluates outcome measures and learnings. It also will encourage sharing learning and best practice.
Resources for the 60 day challenge:
- 60 day challenge Ireland (PDF, 1.74 MB, 5 pages)
- Set up guide (PDF, 5.52 MB, 7 pages)
- How to guide (PDF, 286 KB, 3 pages)
- Get up, Get Dressed, Get Moving Hospital poster - version 1 (PDF, 943 KB, 1 page)
- Get up, Get Dressed, Get Moving Hospital Poster - version 1 (Word, 2.66 MB, 1 page)
- Get up, Get Dressed, Get Moving Hospital poster - version 2 (PDF, 489 KB, 1 page)
- Get up, Get Dressed, Get Moving Hospital poster - version 2 (Word, 1.91 MB, 1 page)
Other useful resources:
CarePALs - Age & Opportunity
Indoor exercises for older people