Victorian Order of Nurses

Site: Kingston

Service: Stroke Support Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-634-0130 ext 3469
Toll Free Phone 1-800-301-0076
Fax 613-634-0125
Primary Executive Brenda Adams, Community Support Services Manager; Phone: 613-634-0130 ext 2401; Email: brenda.adams@von.ca
Address & Map
The Seniors Centre
1469 Princess St
Kingston, ON K7M 3E9
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Stroke-related support groups for survivors of stroke and their care partners * provides one group for stroke survivors, one group for care partners and one group for couples * groups offer education, mutual support and an opportunity to share experiences * helps people to better adjust as they move into the community  
 
Living with Stroke is a series of six sessions that include the topics: Understanding Stroke, Physical Changes and Challenges, Swallowing & Nutrition, Emotions, Activities & Relationships, Cognition, Perception & Communication, Reducing risk of Stroke. Offered two times per year. 
 
"Folks with Strokes" is a social/recreational group for stroke survivors and their partners * peer visitors with personal experience who can provide support, information, and connect individuals with the appropriate support group * Stroke Recovery Fitness Program 
 
Peer Visiting Program provides trained volunteers who have had a stroke to visit in the hospital and community to offer personal experience, information and encouragement.
Hours Irregular, call for details
Meetings Groups meet once monthly in community locations
Areas Served Kingston
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Adults 18 years and older who have had a stroke * their care partners
Application Call for details * new members may join support groups at any time as long as space permits * advance registration is required for Living with Stroke program
Languages English
Fees None
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - South-East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
Print Material Brochure
Date Updated 05 Jul 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Stroke ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Stroke

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