Fit for Function: A Community Wellness Program for Persons With Stroke "FFF"

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Update History

11 Apr '18
The description was updated.
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The program will be delivered through a partnership between Hamilton Health Sciences, the YMCA and McMaster University. Participants will attend the YMCA for exercise sessions several times a week and receive education on how to take care of themselves after a stroke. The staff who will deliver the program will have specialized training on how to help people with stroke to exercise safely and effectively. Control group participants will be provided with YMCA memberships but will not have access to stroke specific education and group exercise classes. Staff assisting the control group will be trained in safety and contraindications after stroke, but will not receive the additional specialized training in exercise/education programs for persons with stroke.
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The program will be delivered through a partnership between Hamilton Health Sciences, the YMCA and McMaster University. Participants will attend the YMCA for exercise sessions several times a week and receive education on how to take care of themselves after a stroke. The staff who will deliver the program will have specialized training on how to help people with stroke to exercise safely and effectively. Control group participants will be provided with YMCA memberships but will not have access to stroke specific education and group exercise classes. Staff assisting the control group will be trained in safety and contraindications after stroke, but will not receive the additional specialized training in exercise/education programs for persons with stroke.
The gender criteria for eligibility was updated to "All."
18 Oct '12
A location was updated in Hamilton.
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The overall status was removed for Les Chater Family YMCA.
6 Oct '11
The eligibility criteria were updated.
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Inclusion Criteria: - adults ≥18years - living in the community - able to ambulate ≥10 meters with or without an assistive device - able to tolerate 60 minutes activity with rest intervals - have clearance from a physician to participate in the program - can independently follow instructions - are not involved in active rehabilitation Exclusion Criteria: - musculoskeletal contraindications to exercise - unstable cardiovascular conditions - unstable medical conditions - significant cognitive impairment
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Inclusion Criteria: - adults ?18years - living in the community - able to ambulate ?10 meters with or without an assistive device - able to tolerate 60 minutes activity with rest intervals - have clearance from a physician to participate in the program - can independently follow instructions - are not involved in active rehabilitation Exclusion Criteria: - musculoskeletal contraindications to exercise - unstable cardiovascular conditions - unstable medical conditions - significant cognitive impairment