Service: Independent Living/Wellness Curriculum
|Record #: NIA0012||Last Modified: 07 Dec 2017||Last Full Update: 07 Dec 2017|
|Primary Contact||Jenn Bandi, Coordinator|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||Welland|
|Address & Map||
Applied Health Institute
100 Niagara College Blvd, Rm AH127
Welland, ON L3C 7L3
|Intersection||Woodlawn Rd and First Ave|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||A revolving 12 week Independent Living/Wellness curriculum for older adults focusing on four main themes: Promoting Health and Preventing Disease and Injury, Optimizing Mental and Physical Function, Managing Chronic Conditions and Engaging with Life. Participation in the curriculum is included in the Ambulatory Rehab Program.
* The Importance of Physical Activity
* Fall Prevention
* Foot Care
* Managing Mental Health
* Community Engagement
* Meaningful Activities
* Goal Setting
* Medication Safety
* Sleep Hygiene
* Heart Health
* Lifelong Learning
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 55 year(s) and up
Older adults experiencing a decline in physical function and/or are inactive; are motivated to stay healthy, safe and strong. Participants must be able to transfer without assist or with one person assist.
|Application||Self and Agency referrals accepted - call Centre directly.
*Physician's referral needed to receive physiotherapy services (for those experiencing a high volume of falls, at risk of hospitalization or recently discharged from hospital).
|Fees||None ; Transportation and parking costs are the responsibility of the participant|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; LHIN|
|Service Categories||Disease Prevention Programs ; Wellness Programs ~ Older Adults|