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Programs & Services

Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapists provide respiratory therapeutic and diagnostic services across the continuum of care.

This service, provided to all age groups, evaluates respiratory needs in a variety of settings including:

  • community
  • acute care (hospital)
  • outpatient
  • continuing care

Services include:

  • respiratory assessments
  • diagnostic testing to indicate medications
  • diagnostics including spirometry, arterial blood gases, and oximetry
  • Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) respiratory equipment needs assessment
  • consultation services for equipment and sleep related issues
  • COPD rehabilitation clinics
  • asthma clinics in sites with visiting specialists
  • referrals to other disciplines
  • education on how to use respiratory medicine
  • smoking cessation programs
  • educational workshops as requested by community or providers
  • taking part in health and wellness fairs
  • support and participation in research initiatives


Contact Details

Barrhead Community Health Services

Facility Address
6203 49 Street
Barrhead, Alberta
T7N 1A1
780-674-2346 x 131
Getting There
Located in the east end of Provincial Building, north of Grizzly Trail Motors.
Hours of Operation

8:30 am - 4:45 pm

8:30 am - 4:45 pm

8:30 am - 4:45 pm

8:30 am - 4:45 pm

8:30 am - 4:45 pm



Service Providers May Include
respiratory therapists (RTs)
Referral Needed

Physician referral required. Referral must include patient name, phone number, health care number, diagnosis, testing required and physician name and signature.

Service Access

Doctor's referral required except for educational programs.

Wait Times

Respiratory Therapy visits weekly

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