Arthritis Society Canada - South West Region, Perth Program

Site: St Marys Memorial Hospital

Service: Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program

Record #: PER1785
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 05 Jan 2023


Description (Service) Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program (AREP) Arthritis Society Canada:

Community-based rehabilitation program. Physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers available, individual consultation and group education sessions

Topics may include:
  • dealing with pain
  • arthritis medications
  • exercises to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness
  • new ways to be active and minimize stress on joints
  • coping with the emotional impact of arthritis
  • self-management strategies

Support and Self Management Programs: Online self-management courses - E-learning programs including:
  • mental health and well being
  • arthritis and work
  • managing chronic pain
  • navigating your healthcare
  • overcoming fatigue
  • eating well
  • staying active
  • daily living
  • medical cannabis and arthritis
Support for Childhood Arthritis - resources for families living with childhood arthritis

Flourish - Online health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories

Medication Reference Guide - Medication guide is designed to help make informed decisions about arthritis treatment plans and assist in asking health care teams questions around available medications -

Service Details

Hours By appointment
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility People of any age with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families
Application Self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis. See referral form HERE or contact office.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community St Marys
Address & Map
St. Marys Memorial Hospital, 267 Queen St W
St Marys, ON
Canada N4X 1C4
Physical Access Fully accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-433-2191
Toll Free Phone 1-800-321-1433 Ext 3307
Fax 519-433+7035

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