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Respiratory & Ventilator Care 

The Respiratory & Ventilator Care Management Program at Birchaven Village offers specialized care for patients who need invasive or non-invasive ventilation. This program includes:

  • On-site respiratory therapist available
  • Pulmonary specialist visits patient on a regular basis
  • One-on-one patient education with a respiratory therapist
  • Safe discharge planning with necessary medical equipment and pulmonary rehabilitation services
  • Respiratory therapist follow-up after returning home

Specialized Ventilator Care

Choosing a skilled nursing facility can be overwhelming. Birchaven Village is the right choice for you or a loved one when ventilator care is needed.

It has always been our goal to meet the healthcare needs within the community. For this reason, Birchaven has had a respiratory and ventilator care management program since 2018. Patients who are in need of specialized care including invasive and non-invasive ventilators will receive exceptional care at Birchaven Village.

Birchaven Village, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, offers long-term management of respiratory care services.

Providing Respiratory Care for the Patient

Respiratory conditions that may be monitored by a respiratory therapist during your stay at Birchaven Village may include, but are not limited to:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis and pulmonary fibrosis
  • Cardiopulmonary diseases such as Congestive Heart Failure
  • OSA – Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Acute disease such as pneumonia
  • Tracheotomy
  • Invasive and non-invasive ventilation
  • Pulmonary provider visits