VON Hamilton

Site: Burlington Locations

Service: Falls Prevention and Exercise Classes

Contact Information
Website www.von.ca/en/site/hamilton
Primary Contact Linda Lopinski; Phone: (Business) 905-529-0700 ext 2264
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Victorian Order of Nurses Ontario Branch - Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - HNHB-LHIN
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Exercise Classes  
Free exercise program designed to help seniors stay healthy, safe and strong and promote improved balance, improved strength with prevention of muscle loss, maintenance of strong bones and increased overall independence.  
* no referral necessary  
* program offered 48 weeks per year  
* taught by non-regulated professionals (Occupational Therapist Assistant, Physiotherapist Assistant, Kinesiologist or Certified Fitness Instructor)  
* held at multiple community locations 
 
Falls Prevention Classes  
Free community falls prevention program focusing on strength, balance, flexibility and endurance in an effort to reduce the risk of falling.  
* no referral necessary  
* program is 12 weeks in length and consists of two exercise classes a week.  
* program is taught by a regulated healthcare professional (Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, RN, RPN or RKin) 
* held at multiple community locations
Hours Program times vary, contact for information
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
or people under 60 with mobility issues * all eligible members of the public are welcome, do not need to be resident of retirement home but must have own transportation and be able to participate in group settings
Application Call Primary Contact above.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Fall Prevention Programs ; Physical Fitness ~ Older Adults ; Physical Fitness ~ Physical Disabilities

Agency Overview


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