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
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