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St Joseph's Care Group
Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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Description
  • Offers an 8-week Pulmonary Rehabilitation outpatient program as well as a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Knowledge and Skills Clinic
  • Provides assessments by a Respirologist, Respiratory Therapist, and Physiotherapist
  • Helps individuals increase their quality of life, self-confidence and self-reliance in managing their lung disease and its symptoms
  • Provides information on smoking cessation
  • Helps individuals reduce the intensity of their shortness of breath and improve their ability to perform daily activities
  • Provides social and emotional support to clients
  • Works to prevent or reduce hospital admissions and physician visits
Hours of Operation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Mon, Wed, Fri 1 pm-4 pmCOPD Knowledge and Skills Clinic: Mon-Fri 8 am- 4 pm
Eligibility
  • Individuals who are affected by moderate or severe bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis or other lung conditions
  • Individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of COPD by Pulmonary Function Tests and/or spirometry
  • Individuals need to be medically stable, safe to exercise, and have quit smoking to participate in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program
  • Individuals do not need to have quit smoking for the COPD Knowledge and Skills Clinic
Application Process
Physician or Nurse Practitioner Referral required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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