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Interested in finding ways to encourage residents to become more physically active?


Organization: Bruyere Continuing Care - Volunteer Resources

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: May 31, 2018


Bruyère Continuing Care is partnering with other senior care partners in Ontario and with a Norwegian Industry partner, Motitech AS to study the added value of a motivational healthcare solution called Motiview that may encourage participation in cycling activity for individuals in Long Term Care settings. Some of our residents spend most of their time inactive, have a low mood and have dementia. Research shows that increasing physical activity for these individuals may provide an enjoyable and fulfilling activity, improve mobility, mood, and sleep and reduce fall risks!

To learn more about Motiview, or to see some of the beautiful cycling routes the residents can take, click on the links below:



Mariama Diallo


Ext: 2517


Volunteer Opportunity Address
Résidence Saint-Louis
879 chemin Hiawatha Park
Orléans, ON K1C 2Z6


Good for people interested in: Health Care

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Men; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Groups

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes