A free community based pulmonary rehabilitation program designed to enhance quality of life for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and help reduce hospital admission. The program offers a bundle of services throughout a 10-week intensive exercise and education program, followed by team and peer support, as well as, periodic reassessment over one year for graduates of the program. Program participants will work with a team of healthcare providers, which includes a Certified Respiratory Educator, a nurse, physiotherapist, kinesiologist, occupational therapists, social worker, dietitian, and a clinical psychologist.
Open to all individuals who have been diagnosed with COPD including those recently hospitalized due to COPD.
Self-referral's are accepted. Physicians are required to complete the referral form.