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Home » Rehabilitation, Healthy Aging and Seniors Care » Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

The Regional Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program (PRP) Mission and Goals are: PurposeMissionofPRP.pdf

PRP Brochure 

  • The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program has three locations:
    • Misericordia Health Centre (MHC)
    • Seven Oaks/Wellness Institute (SO/WI)
  • This program is offered to clients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, chronic bronchitis and pulmonary fibrosis
  • It is an eight week program where clients attend twice weekly.
  • The program offers individualized exercise program to improve breathing and tolerance, education to understand lung disease, prevent infections, learn breathing and relaxation techniques, and use medications effectively
  • The goal of the program is to assist clients with self-management of their lung problems
  • In addition, the program offers “stop smoking strategies”
  • Along with your Primary Care Provider you will work with a team of health professionals that include:
    • Respirologists
    • Dietitians
    • Occupation Therapists
    • Pharmacists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Kinesiologists
    • Rehabilitation Assistant
    • Respiratory Therapists
    • Social Workers
  • Program Criteria
  • Referrals are accepted from Primary Care Providers, Home Care Coordinators, Hospital Inpatients Units and Emergency Departments    W-00475PulmonaryRehabProgramReferraForm-WRHA
  • Referrals are sent and distributed through Pulmonary Rehabilitation Intake Coordinator located at (Tel) 204-831-2181, (Fax) 204-940-8633
    • Smoking cessation support is available through the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
    • For further information, please contact your site Pulmonary Rehab Team
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