Ventilator Care Program

The care of ventilator-dependent individuals balances skill and technology with a gentle, compassionate touch. These qualities make Taconic a recognized leader in ventilator and respiratory care. Our programs are certified by the New York State Department of Health and staffed by specialists dedicated to creating the highest quality of life for our residents. Our team has also had great success in weaning patients from the ventilator as they heal and improve.

VENTILATOR CARE

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Physician-directed, multidisciplinary care team, including a board-certified pulmonologist, pulmonary specialists, registered nurses, licensed respiratory care practitioners, and physical, occupational and speech therapists
  • Individualized care plans
  • Specialized ventilator units with centralized nursing stations allowing for direct observation
  • Portable ventilators, enabling mobility and sociability
  • Aggressive ventilator weaning program, with support and training for success at home
  • Exceptional outcomes from a program designed to help residents improve their conditioning and reduce the likelihood of hospital readmission