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Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department

Site: South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre

Service: Seniors Services - Seniors Community Programs: Ambulatory Rehab Program

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-714-4407
Fax 905-714-9474
Website www.snhealthandwellness.wix.com/ambulatoryrehab
Primary Contact Jenn Bandi, Coordinator; Email: jenn.bandi@niagararegion.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Welland
Address & Map
Applied Health Institute
100 Niagara College Blvd, Rm AH127
Welland, ON L3C 7L3
 
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Intersection Woodlawn Rd and First Ave
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: Programs have been temporarily suspended. All active clients are able to receive scheduled wellness telephone calls. 
 
A structured 6-8 week rehabilitation program for seniors experiencing problems with mobility (falls, decreased strength and/or balance, low stamina). The program aims to assist participants in reaching optimal mobility function and independence. Participants receive a treatment plan based on identified goals that includes appointments with the Rehab Team and participation in the 12 week Independent Living/Wellness curriculum. Participants are also connected to additional community resources to further support their independence after completion.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Older adults recently discharged from hospital or at risk of hospitalization due to frequent falls/general physical decline. Able to transfer without assist or with one person assist. 
 
Eligible participants will also: 
* Have a written medical referral 
* Be medically stable 
* Have potential to improve functionally 
* Demonstrate motivation and willingness to participate
Application Doctor referral is required through Hotel Dieu Shaver. Click here and download the Outpatient Rehab Referral Form.
Languages English
Fees None ; Transportation and parking costs are the responsibility of the participant
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; LHIN
Service Categories Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Older Adults

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