WCH CONNECTApril 29, 2019

WCH staff and clinicians: Register for a wellness pilot

  • April 29, 2019
  • BY Shari Russell Opara

 

Wellness pilot activity

The health and wellness of our staff, clinicians and volunteers is integral to the care we provide and care experience here at Women’s College Hospital (WCH). As part of a new wellness pilot activity, we will be making two of our therapy gyms available for use by staff, clinicians and volunteers during their downtime outside of patient care hours.

The pilot will run from Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 31 (except for Victoria Day, Monday, May 20) according to the hours listed below:  

Musculoskeletal Patient Therapy Gym at 76 Grenville St.
Location:
4th floor
Dates and hours: Monday to Friday, from 6-7:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m.

This gym has space for five participants at a time. Participants must sign up in advance. Gym equipment includes 1 elliptical, 1 treadmill, 1 recumbent bike, 1 recumbent semi-elliptical, floor space for light free weights/stretching.

Physiotherapy Patient Therapy Gym in the Foot Care Centre at 77 Grenville St.
Location:
1st floor
Hours: Monday to Friday, from 7-8:15 a.m. and 4:45-7 p.m.

This gym has space for four registered participants at a time. Participants must sign up in advance. Gym equipment includes 1 elliptical, 1 treadmill, 1 recumbent bike, Cable weighted/pulley machine, and floor space for free weights/stretching

Those who are interested are required to complete a comprehensive orientation session. To sign up for an orientation session, please contact Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness at 416-323-6023 or email Kshitija.Murhe@wchospital.ca. Once you have completed your orientation, you may register for your desired space in person, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in room 7439 or by phone or email.

 

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