Chronic Disease Management Program

  • At WDHS the CDMP comprises of concurrent Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Heart Failure programs, these encompass:

    Self-management principles for generic self management
    Disease specific education to enhance learning about disease states i.e. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure
    A prescribed exercise component to increase physical activity capacity and reduce physical de-conditioning
    Health service contact to support ongoing care for chronic disease management

    See the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program or Heart Failure Program for more information or contact the Respiratory Educator on 03 5551 8247. 

    Internal referrals via Trakcare (only applicable whilst the patient is in hospital).
    PPH / Shire Referrals via Service Coordination Tool Templates (SCTT). Receipt of referral will be acknowledged.
    GP’s, Physicians or other community based services – via email, SCTT, the Victorian Statewide Referral Form or telephone. Receipt of referral will be acknowledged.
    Self-referral by any member of the community.


    Last updated: 15 March, 2016