Janet Barnes

Honorary Life Member since 2014

Started in the Recreation field in 1993 and retired in 2014
Member since 1993


S.I.A.S.T. – Diploma in Recreation and Leisure

Work and Experience
Saskatoon Health Region, 33 years
– Mental health
– Transitional care
– Rhabilitation
– Acquired Brain Injury Outreach
– Senior’s Health and Continuing Care

Helped develop and implement two programs: Forever in motion – a community based physical activity program for older adults
– and Stay on Your Feet – a fall prevention education, and balance exercise program.

Helped develop and implement Age Alive – a photography exhibit designed to help dispel the myths of aging.

Notable Boards, Committees, Membership, and Awards
S.A.R.P. Board of Regents
Advisory Council Therapeutic Recreation Program SIAST – Advisory Committee
Saskatoon Falls Prevention Consortium
Saskatoon Council of Aging Co-Chair, Past President, and Board member
SCPOR Patient/Family Advisory Council
Seniors’ Globe Walk Awards
S.A.R.P. Award of Merit
Saskatoon Health Bravo Award
Rotary Badge and Shield Award