Ventilator Care Program

Ventilator Care Program

The care of ventilator-dependent individuals balances skill and technology with a gentle, compassionate touch. These qualities make Taconic Rehabilitation & Nursing at Ulster a recognized leader in ventilator and respiratory care. Our program is 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.

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 unit with centralized nursing station 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

This service is currently only available at Taconic Rehabilitation & Nursing at Ulster.

Please contact our Admissions Coordinator for more information.