Stand Up - Cochrane District

Site: Porcupine health Unit

Service: Stand Up Fall Prevention Program Administration

Add Record Add Record | Suggest Update | Print Version (New Window)
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Group exercise program offered twice a week for 12 weeks in various locations in the Algoma District
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Administers the program which offers a free group exercise program twice a week for 12 weeks in various locations for adults 65 years of age and older who are concerned about their balance or have had a fall 
  • Exercises are designed to: 
    • build balance, strength and flexibility  
    • increase leg strength 
    • increase mobility 
    • practice and maintain good posture 
    • reduce the risk of falling
     
  • Program also teaches: 
    • simple exercises to do at home 
    • how to choose proper footwear 
    • how to adapt the home and adopt safe behaviour 
    • safely use medications 
    • be more active
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  
Program hours vary
Areas Served Cochrane District
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up
Application Registration is required
Languages English
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-1818
Website www.nelhin.on.ca/en/stayonyourfeet.aspx
Site Location Porcupine Health Unit
Located In Community Cochrane
Address 233 8th St
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
 
View Google Map
Intersection 8th St and 9th Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)