SMART ® Exercise and Fall Prevention


SMART ® Exercise
and Fall Prevention

The VON SMART® Exercise Program is a safe and effective exercise and fall prevention program designed specifically for older adults or for those individuals with mobility issues and/or chronic conditions that could benefit from exercise.

These classes aim to improve muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance and functional balance to assist in the maintenance of independence and to assist in the prevention of falls and fall related injuries.

Our SMART® classes consist of:

  • A thorough warm up
  • A cardiovascular component
  • A cool-down
  • Strength training exercises
  • Balance training exercises
  • Stretching
  • Falls Prevention education

The great news is there is No Charge to Participate.

Classes are available in: Embro, Ingersoll, Innerkip, Kintore, Mt. Elgin, Norwich, Princeton, Tavistock, Thamesford, Tillsonburg, Woodstock. Clinics are located in Woodstock, Ingersoll and Tillsonburg areas.

*Due to the pandemic, classes are currently being held virtually using Zoom. You will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet or SmartPhone. If you need help setting up Zoom, please let us know. We can help!

Download the SMART Zoom Weekly Calendar

Enrollment happens on an ongoing basis. Register today by calling 1-888-866-7518 or emailing Oxford.intake@von.ca


For More Information


Phone

Contact Names:

Mary Jane Schurman – Program Coordinator – CSS
maryjane.schurman@von.ca

Victoria Poole – Registered Kinesiologist – SMART
victoria.poole@von.ca



Email

maryjane.schurman@von.ca

Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that consults with experts to develop health care standards based on best practices. They accredit a wide range of health care and social services providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, clinics, and community health programs. Accreditation Canada has been helping providers improve health care quality and safety for more than 55 years.



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