At Home Activation 

Keeping the Mind & Body Active

Our team is like-minded in our vision to Keeping the Mind & Body Active and have been dedicated to assisting clients in achieving personal health and wellness goals through using our skills, abilities and expertise in developing programs that meet your needs - in your home. 

Deborah Vincent, BA Gero, Reg. Kin

Director, Senior Wellness & Fitness Programming

Deborah is the founder of At Home Activation and has degrees in both Gerontology,: The Study of Aging and Kinesiology:  The Study of Movement and is Registered with the College of Kinesiologists. She has spent well over 15 years developing fitness and recreational programming for seniors.  Deborah's programs are designed to combine muscles, movement and massage into programs that help to relieve tension and stress from the body and to increase range of motion for all ages.

In addition, Deborah also holds the following Diplomas and Certificates, which enables her to modify and adapt programming to fit a broad range of interests and needs.

  • Diploma in Massage Therapy,Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy
  • Certified Chair Massage Practitioner, Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy
  • Certificate in Heart Wise Training, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
  • Certificate in Palliative Care, HPCO (Hospice Palliative Care Ontario)
  • Certificate in Dementia Training, Alzheimer's Society 
  • Exercise Physiologist, The Health & Fitness Federation of Canada
  • Certificate in Fitness Assessment & Exercise Counselling, York University
  • Senior Land Fitness Instructor, WaterART Fitness 
  • Aquatic Fitness Instructor, WaterART Fitness
  • Certified Personal Trainer - CSEP (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology)
  • Small Business Management - Seneca College of Applied Arts
  • Certificate in Activation Techniques in Gerontology - Humber College

Amr El Gabry, BS.c. (PT), DPT

Doctor of Physiotherapy 

Amr is a Registered Physiotherapist and most recently earned a Doctor of Physiotherapy degree (DPT) from Syracuse University, NY.   Amr comes with over 18 years of clinical experience and is licensed to practice in different 4 countries including USA and has experience working with seniors addressing issues such as impaired functional performance resulted from deteriorated neuro and /or musculoskeletal systems (falls, post-surgical hip /knee, stroke and MS rehab) giving them the chance to have a better quality of life. 

Amr is our Mobile In-home Physiotherapist and is able to accommodate evening and weekend appointments. He also works with Motor Vehicle Accident individuals that need in-home programs that combine Physiotherapy, Kinesiology and Massage. Amr provides Physiotherapy services for those clients that have had surgery or a fall and in need of in-home physiotherapy to return to daily living activities.  Amr has developed a unique set of manual therapy and mobilization methods using up-to-date techniques and methods such as Mulligan, McKenzie, Active Release and Myofascial Release, achieving maximum benefits and recovery in short periods of time.

Tajdin Kassam, RPN

Service Coordinator

Tajdin is a Registered Practical Nurse and most recently earned his diploma from George Brown College. Tajdin has experience in long term care, rehabilitation, general medicine and acute care.

Tajdin supports individuals both in our Recreational Therapy for Seniors and with physiotherapy clients needing some in-home assisted living services.  Tajdin offers expertise in medical assistance, client care, medical administration and patient charting and also offers the following core competencies, which is essential in assisting those clients in need of caregiver relief or palliative in-home care assistance. 

 IV management              – Ambulatory assistance          – Vital signs

– Specimen collection        – Medicine administration         – Record keeping

– Infection control               – Wound dressing                     – Feeding assistance

– Catheter care                   – Staple/Suture removal            – G-Tube