Chronic Respiratory Disease - Patient Resources

** Please discuss options with your dortors during the process of health care planning **

Health Choices First - Lung Health

Highlights: Health Choices First is a website provides a wealth of high quality patient education with exclusive health videos on different topics, which provide an overview of conditions and treatment options. Furthermore, it also provides a real-life case studies forum for doctors and patients to join in.


Asthma Canada

Highlights: Asthma Canada provides asthma and allergy education as well as supports to the publics. There is a free call-back or email service available to all Canadians by one of the experts in the field of asthma and allergy education. Whether you have asthma, other respiratory allergies or you are a caregiver, Asthma Canada provides the publics the up-to-date information and personalized advice.


Breathe the Lung Association

Highlights: The Breathe the Lung Association educates the publics on the facts, FAQs and symptoms & diagnosis of different lung diseases. It also provides the information on prevention, risk and complications, treatment and medication as well as management and supports.


Telehomecare for COPD and Heart Failure

Highlights: A free, six-month health coaching and remote monitoring program for your patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. Physicians can refer patient by completing and faxing the LHIN-specific form by location. Patients can also self-refer themselves to the program as well.