Victorian Order of Nurses

Site: Middlesex-Elgin

Service: SMART Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors, London Community Support Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Program currently not running due to COVID-19 * please call before attending an event 519-659-2273
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-659-2273 ext 22267
Fax 519-659-6191
E-Mail mevonsmart@von.ca
Website www.vonme.ca
Primary Contact Dee-Ann Vickers, Care and Service Manager, Community Support Services; Phone: 519-659-2273 ext 22348; Email: dee-ann.vickers@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 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
Areas Served London
Boundaries London and area
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Adults 55 years and older
Application No referral required
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1897
Funding Private ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location London (East)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
1151 Florence St, Suite 200
London, ON N5W 2M7
Intersection Eleanor St and Florence St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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