Referring to Programs for Chronic Conditions (referral info)

Cardiac Rehabilitation

An education and supervised exercise program for people with cardiovascular disease who are recovering from heart attack, bypass surgery, stents, or living with peripheral artery disease, heart failure, bypass surgery or irregular heart rhythms.

Referral to this program is a standard part of the MI Care Map for the Winnipeg Region. Automatic referral is also part of the cardiac surgery pathway. Encouraging your patients to attend cardiac rehab will help them take positive steps to prevent further illness and complications.

Please feel free to download the referral form and fax to 204-694-2712, or phone 204-632-3907.

Additional information about the Cardiac Rehabilitation program is available by reading the Cardiac Rehabilitation Winnipeg Region Annual Report.

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

An education and supervised exercise program for people living with COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, bronchiectasis or severe asthma.

Patients must be referred by a primary care provider or respirologist to register for this program. You may download a program referral form here. To register your patient, call 204-831-2181.

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Stroke & Neurofit

A supervised exercise program to help people with ongoing post-rehab recovery from stroke and managing other neurological conditions including MS, ALS, Guillain-Barre syndrome, dystonia, Parkinson’s disease, post-polio syndrome, and Huntington’s disease.

Participants must have completed their rehabilitation program after a stroke and must be able to walk independently with or without a walking aide or be accompanied by an attendant.

To register, call 204-632-3910.

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Lean, Keen, Kidney Machines

A supervised exercise program for people living with chronic kidney disease, including Renal Health Clinic patients and those on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.

Patients may register through Kidney Health by calling 204-631-3039.

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Diabetes Wellness Program

Get the support you need today. We’ve compiled expert resources and support in a free program dedicated to helping you live well through all the highs and lows, whether you are newly diagnosed or adapting to changes. You may download a program referral form here.

Patients can register by phone at  204-632-3910 or email us

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Diabetes Exercise Program

A program that helps those living with diabetes to improve energy levels, glucose tolerance, and overall health through exercise and self-management strategies to reduce the risks associated with progression of the disease.

Please feel free to download the referral form

Patients can register online or by phone at 204-632-3900.

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Get Better Together

This outreach education program helps people across Manitoba living with chronic conditions take control of their health. The program teaches individuals about healthy eating, physical activity, communication and pain management.

Download the referral form here.

Program coordinators can log in here.

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