Healthy Lung Program

Assessment, treatment, monitoring and support for people with respiratory impairment.

This program is for: 

  • People with a current or suspected diagnosis or at risk for Asthma, COPD or Restricted Lung Disease

Program Activities and Services:

  • Comprehensive respiratory assessment and/or facilitation of external testing as required
  • Health promotion and prevention related to lung health including referral to smoking cessation support and vaccinations as needed
  • Development of Action Plans to support self-management of disease and acute exacerbations
  • Individual and group monitoring and health teaching

Goals for Participants:

  • Improved respiratory health and overall quality of life
  • Improved confidence and ability to manage respiratory illness and symptoms

Team:

  • Physiotherapist/Certified Respiratory Educator
  • Registered Nurse

How to Access:

  • Physician, Nurse Practitioner or NFHT Clinician referral

Patient Resources

To see the slides for a presention on COPD: Basics please click here.  To watch the video of the webinar please see this link to our YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/sJZDE6eVo8s

COPD Physical Activity Scale click here Physical Activity Scale

 

COVID 19 Updates

COVID-19 vaccinations are available for 5yrs +.  Please call 289-252-2139 to book an appointment.

 

If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, you do still need to wear a procedure mask inside of our office – we can provide one. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff.

 

For up to date information on where to find Covid vaccination clinics please click here to go to the HKPR website.

Groups & Webinars

For our easy-to-use Zoom guide for groups click here.

Virtual Support Group: to join this online Zoom group on Thursday afternoons at 1:30pm  please click this link.

 

To view previous webinars please see our YouTube Channel .

What’s Happening in Our Community

Assess the risk of visiting others during the pandemic – use this online tool developed by experts to determine the risk level of a visit, particularly to seniors or those with chronic illness.  www.covidvisitrisk.com

NFHT Career Opportunity

Please see our careers page for new postings.

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email info@nfht.ca.

 

 

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