Contact Information
Office Phone St Thomas: 519-637-6408
East Elgin: 519-765-2999
Toll Free Phone 1-800-201-0909
Fax 519-631-4798
Website www.vonme.ca
Primary Contact Jill Ouimette, Care and Service Manager; Phone: 519-637-6408; Email: jill.ouimette@von.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls

Classes are instructed by volunteers and staff trained in the VON SMART® (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) program

There are three levels of classes:

Low Mobility
  • offered in retirement homes (may be open to community members)
  • designed to support improvement for those with limited mobility
  • classes are primarily seated with standing components as tolerated

Mid Mobility
  • offered in community and retirement settings
  • designed for those with a moderate level of ability
  • class is a mix of both standing and seated components

High Mobility
  • offered in community settings
  • designed for those with a moderate to vigorous level of ability
  • provides the option to participate at a higher level of intensity
Hours As scheduled * contact for specific times
Areas Served Elgin County ; Norfolk County
Boundaries Elgin and area
Eligibility Adults 55 years and older * adults with a disability
Application Call for more information or to be assessed
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1897
Funding Private ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
175 S Edgeware Rd
St Thomas, ON N5P 4C4
Intersection S Edgeware Rd and Burwell Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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