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Ottawa Hospital (The)

Site: Ottawa - 505 Smyth Rd - Unit 1201

Service: The Rehabilitation Centre - COPD Respiratory Rehabilitation

Alternate Name Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases Respiratory Rehabilitation ; OCR ; The Ottawa Hospital ; The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
The Rehabilitation Centre - Pulmonary Assessment Unit
505 Smyth Rd, Unit 1201
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M2
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Intersection Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
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Description and Services
Description (Service) Designed to help persons with chronic lung disease increase their ability to live independently in the community and overcome the physical limitations resulting from their disease. 
The goals of respiratory rehabilitation are to: 
* optimize quality of life 
* reduce the intensity, and the fear of shortness of breath 
* restore highest possible level of functioning and sense of well-being 
* prevent or reduce hospitalizations 
These goals are often met by: 
* increasing activities through exercise training 
* reducing and gaining control of symptoms, primarily shortness of breath 
* education covering all aspects of chronic lung disease 
* improving psychosocial and emotional well-being 
* encouraging independence through self-management and control over daily activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) ; Québec - Western
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
People 18 and older with chronic lung disease whose daily activities and quality of life are restricted by the following symptoms: frequent cough * increased sputum and wheezing * breathlessness on moderate exertion 
Includes: Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (emphysema, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, asthma) * Restrictive pulmonary disorders (pulmonary fibrosis, farmer's lung, asbestosis) * Pre-post surgery (lung transplant, lung volume reduction, pulmonary complications of cancer) * Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Application Applicants need a referral from either a family physician or a specialist
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ; Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ; Hospital Based Outpatient Services
Waiting List Yes, 4 to 8 weeks, referrals are triaged according to priority
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-737-7350 ext 75318
Fax 613-736-9054
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Other Details
Established 1974
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health * Ministry of Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 869042747 RR0001 (The Ottawa Hospital Foundation)
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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