St Joseph's Care Group

Site: St Joseph's Hospital

Service: Falls Prevention Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Falls prevention classes for older adults with mobility issues or chronic conditions
 
  • Offers a 6 week education and exercise program for people with knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA) 
  • Teaches individuals the right way to move to reduce OA symptoms, reduce pain, take fewer amounts of pain medication and allow for increased activity
Hours Tue, Thu 1:30 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
 
Older adults with one or more health/chronic conditions with complicating factors
Application Physician or Nurse Practitioner referral required for initial Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Languages English
Fees None
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Contact Information
Office Phone 807-343-4364
E-Mail sjcg@tbh.net
Website www.sjcg.net
Primary Contact Lisa Petersen, Manager, Specialized Geriatric Services
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 35 Algoma St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G7
 
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Intersection Algoma St N and Camelot St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)