University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Site: Ottawa - Ruskin St, Room 2330

Service: FrancoForme

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Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
40 Ruskin St, Room 2330
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7
 
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Intersection Parkdale Ave and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lots * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Program designed to help reduce cardiovascular risk factors * a mentor will provide personalized, confidential and free intervention plan to achieve a better heart healthy lifestyle 
 
A full evaluation of risk factors is done at the beginning and at the end of the three month program during which a mentor will call, at a chosen frequency, to monitor and provide information on exercise, nutrition, smoking cessation (if needed) and stress management * a one-year follow-up, including updating the cardiovascular risk profile, is offered to all participants * a copy of the cardiovascular risk profile is also provided to the referring physician at each time point
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Meetings Three on site * the rest by telephone
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Franco-Ontarians 18 years and older who have one or more risk factors for heart disease, or those who have cardiovascular disease
Application Referral form available on the website * medical referral by family physician or nurse practitioner is needed
Languages French
Fees None
Service Categories Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Francophone Community ; Smoking Cessation ~ Heart Disease ~ Francophone Community ; Wellness Programs ~ Heart Disease ~ Francophone Community
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-696-7000 ext 19270
Fax 613-696-7106
E-Mail francoforme@ottawaheart.ca
Website francoforme.ca
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Primary Contact Marc Laflamme, Physiotherapist/Regional Coordinator
Alternate Contact Jennifer Harris, Regional Manager; Phone: 613-696-7000 ext 15240
Primary Executive Dr Thierry Mesana MD, FRCPC, FACC, President and Chief Executive Officer; Email: tmesana@ottawaheart.ca
Alternate Executive Dr Michèle De Margerie, Director; Phone: 613-696-7000 ext 14754; Email: mdemargerie@ottawaheart.ca
Other Details
Established 1990; Program: 2005
Funding Provincial - Champlain Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 140813452 RR0001 (The Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation); 866925241 RR0001 (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Library * Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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