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Programs & Services


Balance Class

A balance exercise and education program to help prevent falls and improve functional mobility.

A group exercise and education program for people to improve balance and functional mobility. The program format is 60 minute classes, once/week for 8 weeks. Educational material is reviewed and exercises are taught and practiced in a group session.

Contact Details

High River General Hospital

Location Info
Rehabilitation Department
Address
560 9 Avenue SW
High River, Alberta
T1V 1B3
Telephone
403-652-0115
Fax
403-652-0122
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Note

Please call during the hours listed above for dates and times of classes.

Access
Service Providers May Include
physical therapists (PTs)
Eligibility

Community dwelling older adults at risk for falls or mobility loss.

To take part in the program, clients must:

  • be able to participate in a group exercise program independently
  • have had 1 or more falls in the last 6 months or had a healthcare provider say they are at a high risk for a fall
  • Individuals with unstable medical conditions may not be eligible.
Service Access

Clients can call to be screened for the program. An initial assessment is set up prior to start of the first class.

Bring walking or sensory aids and a list of medications to the first appointment.

 


Wait Times

Wait time is up to 4 weeks.