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
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 1897
Primary Executive Julie Johnston, Senior Manager, Community and Family Support Services; Email: julie.johnston2@von.ca
Alternate Executive Jill Ouimette, Manager, Home and Community Care
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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