Pulmonary Independence Program

Why choose Covenant HealthCare's Pulmonary Independence Program?

Our Pulmonary Independence Program at Covenant HealthCare's Mackinaw Campus offers people with chronic lung disorders a safe, welcoming and professional environment in which to improve the health-related quality of their lives.

Our multi-disciplinary team assists people with chronic lung disorders to better manage their symptoms, increase their physical endurance, and maximize their individual functional capacity.

Our experienced Pulmonary Independence team includes physicians, respiratory therapists, exercise physiologists, dieticians and social work counselors. Participants will receive education and training on self-management skills, progressive, monitored exercise sessions and an invitation to the Better Breathers Society support group meetings.

Our friendly credentialed staff provides participants with the necessary information and tools to achieve better physical and emotional health.

Physicians referring patients to Covenant HealthCare's Pulmonary Independence Program can expect the following:

  • Communication of Patient Assessment Scoring and Progress
  • Individualized Treatment Plans
  • Monitored exercise sessions by ACLS certified staff
  • Patient Assessment with AACVPR Recommended Tools
  • Patient Education Including Self-Management Strategies

A physician's referral and a pulmonary function test will be required prior to enrollment in the Pulmonary Independence Program.  Please call the Pulmonary Independence and Rehabilitation Program for more information or download a Referral Form here.

Location:
Mackinaw Campus
Pulmonary Independence & Rehabilitation Program
5400 Mackinaw Rd
Saginaw, MI  48603
Tel: 989-583-5041
Fax: 989-583-5047