Primary Care Asthma Program (PCAP)

The PCAP program offers care in the following two main areas:

Asthma and COPD - Comprehensive support for all impacts of asthma and COPD including:

  • screening for asthma or COPD using a breathing test and assessment (esp, if you have a cough, wheeze, short of breath)
  • education on asthma or COPD
  • how to manage symptoms and triggers
  • review of puffers and how to use them
  • home visits available for air quality triggers
  • working with your health provider for an effective treatment plan

Smoking Support - Support and information for smokers at all stages of change including:

  • one-on-one couselling
  • support groups
  • nicotine replacement therapy
  • harm reduction approach
  • resources available in our area
  • printed material on smoking
  • discussing what works best for you in your stage of change

Speak with your doctor, nurse practitioner or clinical provider about the PCAP program. We also have information and printed resources available at the 2nd floor reception.

Program Eligibility: 
Registered patients of the South Riverdale Community Health Centre. Must live in service area.
Program Offered in the Following Languages: 
English
Program Time and Hours: 
Vary (please enquire).
Program Contact: 

Medical Reception

(416) 461-2493
Are appointments required for this program?: 
Yes
Do participants need to register for this program?: 
No