Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases that worsen over time. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the two main conditions that make up the group of illnesses.
How Patient’s Benefit from Interim’s COPD Care
- We provide medication reminders, assistance, administration and reconciliation, as well as oxygen therapy at home if necessary
- Teach an individual how to recognize early changes in how they feel, and to take appropriate action to decrease episodes of serious illness
- Assist with physician follow up including transportation
- Help with daily activities of living such as bathing and dressing and ensuring the home is free of factors that may worsen the condition, such as very cold air, smoke or other air pollution.