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Breathe Easy Program - COPD Rehab - Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre

This pulmonary rehabilitation program (Breathe Easy Program) provides multidisciplinary rehabilitation assessment and treatment services to ambulatory individuals and clients who have a confirmed diagnosis of certain chronic lung conditions.

Mission Statement: To return the person with chronic lung disease to the highest possible functional capacity and quality of life through respiratory rehabilitation programs which include exercise, education and support.

Participants learn about:
• the proper use of medications
• coping with fear, anger and stress
• choosing healthy foods
• the importance of exercise
The exercise session includes warm-up, stretching, breathing techniques, muscle strengthening, free weights, walking and the stationary bicycle and treadmill.

Address

Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre
Main Floor
11111 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5K 0L4

Telephone

780-342-8951

Wheelchair accessible

Entrance, hallways, changerooms, washrooms and training areas fully wheelchair accessible.

Getting there

Public Transportation available. Grandin LRT station approximately 1 block south of Edmonton General Hospital. ETS bus stop in front of the facility

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Available to

This service is not available to everyone. Call for more information.

Referral needed

A referral is needed to access this service. Call for more information.

From physician, need chest x-ray (less than 1 year) and pulmonary function test (less than 6 months). We have a referral template available.