We are an interdisciplinary team with a public health nurse, a physiotherapist and an occupational therapist who provide services to Richmond community dwelling older adults and their families.
The program is equally dedicated to direct care and to building community capacity around fall prevention.
A population health approach to provide education and resources for active seniors and their families, community groups, and groups working with/for seniors
Identify for active seniors their risk of falling, fall hazards in their home, and their strength & balance status
Make recommendations for ways to reduce risk of falls
Refer to other health professionals or community services
Public Health Nurse
?Tuesday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Download the ?Fall prevention referral form
Enter through doors to the building lobby and check in at reception in lobby.
Access to Parkade driveway only available when driving East on Granville Avenue
Pay parking available on 1st 2 levels of parkade ? purchase 2 hours of parking
Pay machine on 1st level $6.25 for 4 hours ? accepts coins or credit card
65 years or older
Resident of Richmond
Able to direct own care or competent caregiver
Understands program and provides consent for referral