The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Prescription for Wellness Program is part of Griffin Hospital’s Center for Prevention and Lifestyle Management, which offers health education, support and coaching to help prevent and manage chronic diseases and take active steps to increase vitality.
What is the COPD Prescription for Wellness Program?
Griffin Hospital’s free COPD Prescription for Wellness Program helps those with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) stay well by giving them a better understanding their condition and by equipping them with skills and strategies to stay healthy and avoid preventable hospital admissions. Our staff will provide you and your family with all of the necessary tools and information to help you maintain your best level of health.
Benefits of the COPD Prescription for Wellness Program
Our highly trained and experienced registered nurses work closely with your physician, providing updates, if necessary, after each visit and collaborating with your physician to decide the best course of action to help you maintain your health. We provide free weekly health screenings, personalizing your care to meet your needs, and helping you achieve your individual health goals.
What can I expect as a patient?
Patients coming to the COPD Prescription for Wellness Program will receive a complete physical assessment by one of our registered nurses at our COPD Wellness Clinc, including recording your vital signs and weight. Your nurse will discuss your medications, diet, exercise and any other medical needs. Once all of your information has been gathered, your nurse will work with your primary care physician to determine the best course of action for your health.
Putting Your Lungs Into Capable Hands
All nurses at the COPD Wellness Clinic are Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) trained and board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
With decades of combined experience,the staff is dedicated to providing quality care that is personalized to each individual patient.Patient-Centered Care As part of our Planetree model of care, patients are invited to enjoy free Planetree services that include chair massages, soft touch, Reiki, and a refreshment center.