Description
Description (Service)
  • Group exercise classes 2 times/week for 10- 12 weeks with a focus on balance, coordination, upper and lower extremity strengthening 
  • Each class is up to 2 hours in length, with time dedicated to exercise, cognitive stimulation and education 
  • Delivered by Registered Kinesiologists and virtual option available
 
Offered in partnership with Barrie Community Health Centre, Couchiching Family Health Team and the North Simcoe Family Health Team.
Service Details
Hours Vary
Areas Served Barrie ; Midland ; Orillia ; Penetanguishene
Eligibility Frail Older Adults (Clinical Frailty Scale 4-6). Must have medical clearance to participate and must meet the following criteria:
  • recent loss of functional ability, including decline in one or more ADLs/ IADLs related to medical condition or life event
  • at risk for admission into long-stay LTCH bed or hospitalization, as result of the functional loss
  • has potential to regain some/all of the functional loss through participation in the classes
  • has cognitive ability to participate/follow instructions
  • tolerance to participate and willingness/ability to attend classes


Priority is given to those meeting the eligibility criteria and being discharged from Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) beds, Complex Continuing Care (CCC) beds, Convalescent Care Program (CCP) beds and patients of the SGS program.
Application Call or email
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
190 Cundles Rd E
Suite 205
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 4S5
 
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Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-417-2192, Central Intake
Toll Free Phone 1-866-594-0010, Central Intake
Fax 705-792-4614
E-Mail sgscentralintake@nsmsgs.ca
Website www.nsmsgs.ca
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/NSM_SGS
Primary Contact Susan French, Communictions Officer; Email: information@nsmsgs.ca
Alternate Contact Sandra Easson-Bruno, Director; Phone: 705-417-2192 ext 5102; Email: seasson-bruno@nsmsgs.ca
Mailing Address 190 Cundles Rd E 
Suite 205 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4S5

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