This quality standard addresses care for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including the assessment of people who may have COPD. It provides guidance on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of COPD in community-based settings. The scope of this quality standard applies to primary care, specialist care, home care, and long-term care.
Thank you for your comments and feedback. The consultation period has now ended.
The two guides below are in draft form. Please check back here in a few months for the finalized guides and for a variety of other resources related to this standard.
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Know what quality care looks like, based on evidence and expert consensus
If you have COPD: know what to ask for in your care
The work on this quality standard started in December 2016.
Public feedback phase: November 2017
For more information, contact QualityStandards@HQOntario.ca.
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