Caring for My COPD

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. 

Organizations that offer this Service
Compass Community Health Centre
Sites that offer this Service
Compass Community Health Centre Location

438 Hughson St N
Hamilton, ON
L8L 4N5

Eligibility

Open to all individuals who have been diagnosed with COPD including those recently hospitalized due to COPD.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Hamilton Downtown
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Self-referral's are accepted. Physicians are required to complete the referral form.

Contact
Meridene Haynes, Program Coordinator
Last Full Update
December 16, 2020