YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Site: Owen Sound - 10th St E

Service: Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Description (Service) Three-month medically supervised exercise and counselling program for adults who have had a heart concern * Assessment is done by a Registered Nurse and Medical Advisor and the exercises will be designed and monitored by the Exercise Specialists and Registered Nurse * Program takes place at the YMCA or if required, weekly in-home sessions 
Services include: 
* Orientation to the program 
* Blood test, Assessment and Graded Exercise Test (Stress Test) 
* Personalized exercise program 
* Medical monitoring and blood pressure checks 
* Education on topics related to coronary artery disease such as nutrition, anatomy, cholesterol, stress management and relaxation, weight control, physical activity, medication, blood pressure, smoking sessation and goal setting  
Joint program of Grey Bruce Health Services and YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce 
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Service Details
Hours Tue and Thu 8 am-4 pm 
Home program: as arranged with the Cardiac Rehabilitation team
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Adults who have had a heart concern within the last two years (for example heart attack or bypass surgery) or who are considered at high risk for development of coronary artery disease * candidates initially undergo a screening process
Application Medical referral required * Physician or cardiologist first makes a referral to the program, individual will then be contacted by office for an appointment * Referral found on www.gbhs.on.ca
Languages English
Fees None ; covered by OHIP
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Julie McArthur Regional Recreational Centre/ Family YMCA
700 10th St E
Owen Sound, ON
Cananda N4K 0C6
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Intersection 10th St E and 7th Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-376-4832
Fax 519-376-2063
E-Mail cardiacrehab@gbhs.on.ca
Website https://www.gbhs.on.ca/cardiac-rehab
Primary Contact Rhonda McAfee, Registered Nurse

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