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Programs & Services


Respiratory Therapy - Community

Provides respiratory therapy clinical and point of care diagnostic services to ambulatory clients, homebound clients and those that reside in Designated Assisted Living accommodations.

Respiratory Therapists who are trained as respiratory educator specialists provide chronic disease management services to clients with respiratory disease so that they can better manage their own care. This may include disease specific education, training regarding inhaler medication use, trigger management and avoidance, preparation of action plans and diagnostic point of care testing.

 

Other services provided include Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs and initial assessment and re-assessment for home oxygen therapy funding through the Alberta Aids to Daily Living Program.

Community respiratory therapy ambulatory clinic services are provided through clinics at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital, Strathcona Community Hospital, Leduc Community Hospital and Designated Assisted Living sites throughout the Edmonton area. Setting: Chronic Disease Management Clinic, Health Centre, Community, Rehab Centre/Unit, Designated Assisted Living sites. Program: Group or individual assessments and treatments, consult, discharge, follow up, education, training.

Contact Details

Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital

Address
9401 86 Avenue
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
T8L 0C6
Telephone
780-735-3489 (Central Access line)
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Note

Please call the Central Access line 780-735-3489 regarding appointment availability.

Access
Service Providers May Include
respiratory therapists (RTs)
Eligibility

Available to all ages who have a chronic respiratory disease.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Asthma and COPD education can be requested on a self-referral basis.


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