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Facility Benefits

• Expansion of Services and Programs
• Increased Census
• Ability to accept higher acuity residents
• Skill training of nursing staff in respiratory therapy
• Screening of all residents upon admission for appropriate Respiratory Care Planning
• Enhance External Marketing to Referral Sources
• Quality Assurance of Patient Care
• Admission/Discharge Planning Support
• Increased availability of medical equipment and supplies
• Staff Development via In Depth Respiratory In-Services
• Cost Effective Staffing
– Nursing (RN, LPN,CNA)
– Respiratory Therapy
– Rehab (PT,OT,SLP)
– MDS Coordinators

Overview

America’s continual changing system of healthcare compels all of us to pursue cost-effective alternatives for improving the residents Quality Of Life. PEL/VIP’s extensive partnership with the Long Term Care community reveals our strong commitment to the wellbeing of these residents. We provide an array of innovative, comprehensive and flexible services for your residents with cardiopulmonary disease. Our team of professionals can initiate and assist in the coordination of a respiratory care plan specifically designed to benefit each resident enhancing the quality care you provide.

Patient Benefits

• Improved Quality Of Life
• Assist Staff to Increase ADL’s
• Reduced Resident Re-Admission
• Resident and Caregiver Education

Extensive Respiratory Services

• Respiratory Policy and Procedure manual designed for facility use
• 24 hour Respiratory Therapist “on-call” support
Resident Screening Program
• Evaluate Residents for Appropriate RT Orders
In-Depth Training and In-services
• Tracheostomy–Trach care and airway assessment
• Aerosol Therapy-Rationale, set-up and troubleshooting
• Suctioning-Rationale and procedure
• Secretion Mobilization Techniques
• COPD and ADL’s
• Respiratory Medications and Delivery Devices With Skill Verification documentation (meets Skill Training requirement in RAI Manual)
• CPAP/Bi-Level/Non Invasive Ventilation
Ventilator Care Program
• Annual Modular Ventilator Course with Skill Verification
COPD Disease Management
• Comprehensive Resident Assessments
• Assess Resident compliance to physician directed plan of care
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
• Multi-disciplinary program including assessment, physical reconditioning, disease/nutrition education, psychological support
Equipment Maintenance
• Variety of equipment maintenance options with monthly QA documentation
• Cost Effective Respiratory Equipment rentals with Automatic Maintenance program follow-up

Complex Respiratory

• Tracheostomy – Rationale, tubes, trach care and airway assessment
• Aerosol Therapy – Rationale, set-up and troubleshooting
• Suctioning – Rationale and procedure (includes suction unit/manual resuscitator operation, troubleshooting)

Ventilator Care Program

• Annual Modular Ventilator Course with Skill Verification Complex Respiratory In-Services

COPD Disease Management

• General Respiratory Assessment
• Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology
• Secretion Mobilization Techniques
• COPD and ADL’s
• Respiratory Medications and Delivery Devices With Skill Verification documentation (meets Skill Training requirement in RAI Manual)
• Mock Code Blue
• Oxygen Therapy – Delivery Systems and Devices
• CPAP/Bi-Level/Non-Invasive Ventilation

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