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    Abbie J. Lane Gym

    A purpose-built space to support patients accessing mental health and addiction services through the QEII.

The QEII's Abbie J. Lane gym is an integral part of a patient's care journey, providing access to exercise and recreation that improves their overall health and well-being. Donors can play a critical role in revolutionizing the gym, creating a safe, accessible, multi-functional and modern hub for the more than 500 patients who benefit from it each year.

Your gift will create a vibrant, purpose-built gym for patients, leading to better treatment and outcomes. 



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Donors can play a critical role in revolutionizing the Abbie J. Lane gym, ensuring it is a resource available to every patient who needs it and supporting QEII care teams in treatment delivery.

Here are some of the key benefits when you support this project:

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Acquire more group-focused equipment and games like badminton and pickleball to provide opportunities for building a support network, socialization and relationship-building.
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Help QEII healthcare teams deliver higher quality of care by ensuring on-site exercise options are available to include in treatment plans for patients.
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Optimize the space for multi-use purposes creating multi-functional use and allowing more patients to use it at one time.
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Introduce exercise and activity to patients during their care journey, helping to build healthy lifestyle changes that they can carry forward once they leave Abbie J. Lane.
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Reduce inactivity for patients, which is more common in people with severe mental illness who engage in significantly less amounts of activity.
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Modernize and add vibrancy to the gym, creating a welcoming and mood-boosting environment for patients and healthcare teams