March of Dimes Canada

Site: Thorold Regional Office

Service: Home Support Exercise Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-687-8484 ext 246
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-4742 ext 246
Fax 905-685-6651
E-Mail eliefl@marchofdimes.ca
Website www.marchofdimes.ca
Primary Contact Emily Liefl, Community Support Supervisor
Site Information
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
3340 Schmon Pkwy, Unit 1E
Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
Intersection Schmon Pkwy and Merrittville Hwy
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name March of Dimes Canada - South Region ; MOD ; MODC ; OMOD
Former Name OMOD (2 Apr 2014) ; Ontario March of Dimes - South ; Ontario March of Dimes, Niagara ; Regional Centre
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Funding by the HNHB LHIN
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Free, in-home 12-week exercise program designed specifically for older adults living at home.  
 
Program includes: 
* 10 simple, progressive exercises taught and guided by a trained Personal Support Worker (PSW), support staff or volunteer 
* Evidence based, best practice program developed by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) 
* Materials provided to assist individuals to exercise independently 
* 3 levels of exercise support available (seated, seated and weight bearing, and ambulatory) 
* Focus on strength, balance, and flexibility, toward maintaining/improving functional abilities and fall prevention. 
 
Exercises are generally safe for older adults to do each day. Physician consent may be requested prior to starting toward safe participation.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Older Adults 65 years and older
Application Contact supervisor for referral. Physician consent may be requested for safe participation.
Languages English ; Exercise instructions available in multiple languages for ambulatory program only at this time
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Therapeutic Exercise ~ Older Adults

Agency Overview


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