VON Hamilton

Site: Burlington Locations

Service: Falls Prevention and Exercise Classes

Record #: BTN5015
Last Full Update: 12 Jul 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-529-0700
Toll Free Phone 1-888-866-8515
Website von.ca/en/von-care/smart-exercise-and-fall-prevention-classes
Social Media Facebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Caleb Park; Phone: 365-323-2806; Email: caleb.park@von.ca

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Registered charity providing home and community care services

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Falls Prevention Classes  
Free community program focusing on strength, balance, flexibility and endurance in an effort to reduce the risk of falling

  • program is 12 weeks in length and consists of two exercise classes a week
  • program is taught by a regulated healthcare professional (Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, RN, RPN or RKin)
  • held at multiple community locations

Exercise Classes  
Free program designed to help seniors stay healthy, safe and strong and promote improved balance, improved strength with prevention of muscle loss, maintenance of strong bones and increased overall independence

  • program offered 48 weeks per year  
  • taught by non-regulated professionals (Occupational Therapist Assistant, Physiotherapist Assistant, or Certified Fitness Instructor)  
  • held at multiple community locations
Hours

Program times vary, contact for information

Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
or people under 60 with mobility issues * all eligible members of the public are welcome, do not need to be resident of retirement home but must have own transportation and be able to participate in group settings
Application

Registration required but no referral necessary

  • for more information, contact Caleb Park
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
Mailing Address c/o VON Hamilton 
414 Victoria Ave N, Suite M2 
Hamilton, ON L8L 5G8
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Fall Prevention Programs ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Older Adults