Contact Information
Office Phone 519-268-7028
Toll Free Phone 1-866-252-1113
Fax 519-268-2972
E-Mail jill.ouimette@von.ca
Website www.vonme.ca
Primary Contact Jill Ouimette, Care and Service Manager; Phone: 519-268-7058
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 3 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
Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Middlesex County
Boundaries Dorchester and Rural Middlesex
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Adults 55 years and older * people with mobility issues
Application Call for more information or to be assessed
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1906
Funding Private ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location Dorchester
Located In Community Dorchester
Address & Map
2066 Dorchester Rd
Dorchester, ON N0L 1G2
Intersection Dorchester Rd and Hamilton Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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