The Respiratory Care Department consists of a combination of Respiratory Nurses & Therapists. All patients have a clinical visit within 48 hours of the initial setup. The same staff member will continue to monitor the patient’s oxygen therapy throughout the duration. Patients are seen quarterly or bi-annually, depending on the level of care needed, as well as PRN. A member of Clinical Care is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is always a member of the team in house Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm for any walk-ins.
Sleep Apnea Therapy
Cpaps & Bilevels are setup within 24 hours of the referral. Our Respiratory Therapists & Nurses will work closely with the patients to ensure all concerns are addressed and compliancy is achieved. We Maintain an excellent compliancy rate.
Infection Control Teaching
Coinciding with equipment instructions, patients are also educated on the importance of infection control. Respiratory Therapists & Nurses will advise patients on potential hazards, teach proper prevention techniques and continuously monitor for compliance.The Director of Clinical Services continuously monitors the compliance of our patient base and updates policies as needed.