St Joseph's Care Group

Site: St Joseph's Hospital

Service: Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers an 8-week Pulmonary Rehabilitation outpatient program as well as a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Knowledge and Skills Clinic 
  • Provides assessments by a Respirologist, Respiratory Therapist, and Physiotherapist 
  • Helps individuals increase their quality of life, self-confidence and self-reliance in managing their lung disease and its symptoms 
  • Provides information on smoking cessation 
  • Helps individuals reduce the intensity of their shortness of breath and improve their ability to perform daily activities 
  • Provides social and emotional support to clients 
  • Works to prevent or reduce hospital admissions and physician visits
Hours Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Mon, Wed, Fri 1 pm-4 pm 
COPD Knowledge and Skills Clinic: Mon-Fri 8 am- 4 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility
  • Individuals who are affected by moderate or severe bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis or other lung conditions 
  • Individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of COPD by Pulmonary Function Tests and/or spirometry 
  • Individuals need to be medically stable, safe to exercise, and have quit smoking to participate in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program 
  • Individuals do not need to have quit smoking for the COPD Knowledge and Skills Clinic
Application Physician or Nurse Practitioner Referral required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-343-2441
Fax 807-343-0144
E-Mail sjcg@tbh.net
Website www.sjcg.net
Primary Contact Scott Munro, Outpatient Rehabilitative Care Services and Ambulatory Care Manager
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 35 Algoma St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G7
 
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Intersection Algoma St N and Camelot St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integrated Network (NWLHIN)