Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

We provide:

Our team, comprised of a physiotherapist, rehab assistant, nurse and respiratory therapist, will work with you and your doctor/nurse practitioner to ensure you get the best possible care for managing your lung disease.

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Phone number: 705-328-6091

What you need to know

Who can participate?

Adults with Lung Disease: COPD (emphysema, chronic bronchitis), restrictive lung disease, asthma, pre/post lung transplant

How do I register?

Your family doctor/nurse practitioner or specialist must refer you to the program. The service is free of charge. Click here for the Health First Referral Form.

How long is the program?

The exercise program runs 12 weeks (two times per week for 90 minutes). Home Exercise Programs are available.

What education classes are offered?

All clients have access to the Health First Learning Opportunities. Click here to return to Health First home page for Learning Opportunities.

What should I bring to my Appointment?

Where is it located?

The Pulmonary (Lung) rehabilitation program is located on the third floor at Ross Memorial Hospital. Enter the hospital through the main entrance then take the BLUE elevators to the third floor, turn right off the elevator, and then turn left into the Health First unit.

Map to the Health First Unit from the Main Entrance

Where can I get more information on Lung Disease and Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

The Lung Association -
        The Breathworks Plan
        Asthma Action Handbook
        Taking control of Asthma

Hodder, Rick, M.D., Lightstone, Susan. Every Breath I Take, Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. 2001.

Allergy Asthma Information Association -

Occupational Asthma Resources -

Phone: (705) 328-6091
Fax: (705) 328-6202

Click here to return to Health First home page