An initiative for patients suffering from COPD
(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and other respiratory diseases is
available for MRPCN clients.
The COPD Support Group meets monthly at in the Legacy Room
at the Spruce View Lodge and is facilitated by a Registered Nurse.
The meetings include presentations from various health
providers including a Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacist and Oxygen providers to
answer questions, provide demonstrations and address patient concerns.
This program is modeled after the Breathe Easy Pulmonary
Rehabilitation Program in Edmonton. Referrals are accepted from physicians and