You are in good
hands. Our team of rehabilitation specialists areleaders in delivering
cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention programs.
Over the next
several months, we will work with you to develop your own personal program of
exercise and education. This will help improve your cardiovascular fitness and
muscular strength, In order toreduce your chance of having
for skills brought to the program in support of the well being of the Program
Our Registered Nurses are part of the Exercise Therapy team and have a background in specialties such as Diabetes Education and Cardiac Nursing. They provide exercise prescriptions including exercise progression and home programs. They also design and supervise sessions, motivational manner and monitor participants to ensure safety and comfort.
Registered Kinesiologists - Our Registered Kinesiologists are part of the Exercise Therapy team. They provide provide exercise
stress testing and prescriptions including exercise progression and home
programs. They also design and supervise exercise sessions, provide education
sessions, assist participants in their wellness journey by addressing key risk
factors in a supportive, motivational manner and monitor participants to ensure
safety and comfort.
Social worker -
The social worker provides short-term individual and group counselling support
to participants. Counselling addresses common emotional and life challenges
that people with a chronic illness face (including stress management), and
helps to identify individual strengths and develop healthy coping strategies to
improve physical well-being.
The dietitian provides group education and individual nutrition assessments,
counselling and follow-up with the goal of optimizing the participant’s
cardiovascular health. Group sessions may be classroom based or a hands-on
experience within a grocery store or community kitchen.
– A community-based pharmacist conducts education classes regarding
prescription and non-prescription medications.
Staff - Our friendly and
knowledgeable administrative staff will be your first contacts with our
program. They will help to set up your initial appointment and answer questions
you have prior to starting the program.
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