Generations at Elmwood Park offers respiratory care for individuals who are dealing with the effects of lung disease and other chronic respiratory problems.
What is Respiratory Care?
Respiratory care focuses on helping you breathe easier by treating respiratory diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, emphysema, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tracheostomy care is provided to residents and patients with severe lung disorders, neurological problems or infections, who are dependent on a surgically inserted tube (trach) for breathing.
Who Should Participate in Respiratory Care?
Individuals who suffer from chronic or temporary breathing problems that need professional respiratory care to improve their ability to breathe.
Why Choose Generations at Elmwood Park for Respiratory Care?
Our goal is to aid in preserving the stability of the resident and return them to the highest level of function or independence possible. Our program includes:
- Pulmonary rehabilitation
- Oxygen therapy
- Bipap/CPAP therapy
- Nebulizer treatments
- Ventilator support
- Tracheotomy care and weaning
- Dietary counseling
- Education in disease management
- Self-care instructions
Our Interdisciplinary Team
At Generations at Elmwood Park, our clinical care staff works with a team of experienced health care professionals including:
- Nurse Practitioners
- Respiratory Therapists
- Physical and Occupational Therapists
The interdisciplinary team designs a customized program based on your personal health goals, followed by ongoing support for a successful outcome.