Breath Program (Chase)

This program is cancelled for 2020.

Program contact

Name: Sirka Hohndorf
Phone: 250-679-1406

Program location

Chase Primary Health Care Clinic
825 Thompson Avenue
Chase, BC V0E 1M0

Program details

Runs annually for 9 weeks (with one session per week) during April and May. Provides education and rehabilitation for chronic respiratory conditions, utilizing group or individual counselling, focusing on self-management skills. Topics include lung function, symptom management, energy conservation, medications, respiratory infections, environmental triggers, stress/anxiety and nutrition. Program includes a component of graduated supervised exercise to build strength, balance, and cardiovascular health.

Supported languages


Application process

Referral required


  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Program offerings

  • Education
  • Exercise
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation



Page Last Updated: 19/05/2020