A 12 session course designed to improve the strength and exercise tolerance of people suffering from a chronic respiratory condition with education sessions to help respiratory patients understand and manage their condition more effectively.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is recommended best practice for the management of patients with chronic respiratory disease and has been shown to increase quality of life, reduce feelings of shortness of breath and reduce number of hospital admissions for active participants.

Ambulatory patients with chronic respiratory conditions, including after an acute exacerbation or a new diagnosis. E.g. COPD, chronic asthma, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, bronchiectasis, or debility secondary to chest infection.

Community Access Unit
PH. 9881 1100
Send referral by fax or email:
f. 9881 1102
e. [email protected]

There is a small charge for the group sessions (invoiced monthly).
This can be waived if the client has financial difficulties.

Physiotherapist, Allied Health Assistant, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Nurse, Dietician, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist and Pharmacist


Albert Street, Upper Ferntree Gully, 3156


Ph: (03)  9764 6229

Fax: (03)  9764 6330


251 Mountain Highway, Wantirna South, 3152


Ph: (03) 9955 1200

Fax: (03) 9955 1384


25 Market Place, Lilydale


Ph: (03) 8706 9696

Fax: (03) 8706 9617