Arthritis Society (The)

Halton East and Peel Region-Malton

Record Details
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Description & Services
Alternate Name La Societe d'arthrite
Description .Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program (AREP)-1-800-321-1433 ext 1301 
Community-based rehabilitation program * physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers available * individual consultation and group education sessions 
Topics may include: 
• dealing with pain 
• arthritis medications 
• exercises to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness 
• new ways to be active and minimize stress on joints 
• coping with the emotional impact of arthritis 
• self-management strategies
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm 
Arthritis Information Line Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton and Peel Regional boundaries. Services do exist in most parts of Ontario and can be accessed by calling 1-800-321-1433
Eligibility All ages
Fees Membership - available ; Most programs are offered free of charge
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
6200 Dixie Road, Ste 227
Brampton, ON L5T 2E1
 
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Intersection Torbram Rd and Queen St E
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-564-3233
Fax 905-564-3338
Toll Free Phone Arthritis Information Line 1-800-321-1433
E-Mail info@on.arthritis.ca
Website www.arthritis.ca
Primary Contact Kim Rainford, Program Assistant; Phone: 905-455-6273 ext 222; Fax: 905-455-6989; Email: krainford@arthritis.ca
Other Details
Print Material Large variety of print material availalbe through Brampton office or by calling 1-800-321-1433 ext. 3533
Established 1948
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health & Long-term Care ; Donations
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Subjects Arthritis ; Fibromyalgia ; Fundraising ; Health education ; Medical research ; Occupational therapy ; Pain ; Physiotherapy ; Recreational activities ; Social work services ; Support groups ; Swimming ; Volunteer opportunities

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