Our Pulmonary program aims to optimize lung function and quality of life for your child with ongoing respiratory problems. Our goal is to unlock the potential of your child in an environment that allows them to thrive. Our team provides therapies to promote strength, endurance, and developmental progress. This process aims to decrease dependence on medical support, including reducing the need for ventilators, trach tubes and feeding tubes.
Our state of the art respiratory care unit provides around the clock care and supervision in a child and family friendly environment. This safe environment stimulates social interaction to enhance child development and family bonding. Our team provides individualized training to meet the needs of your family. Our families feel confident and supported as they achieve the long awaited transition to home.
Pulmonary needs we care for include, but are not limited to:
Tracheostomy and ventilator care
Chronic lung disease
Healthcare team consisting of physicians, nurses, lung specialists, occupational, physical, speech, feeding and recreational therapists, registered dietitians, care coordinators, and social workers
Weekly team meetings to discuss goals and progress
Family friendly environments including family resource area and playroom
Opportunity for a parent or caregiver to stay overnight
Transportation provided for training as needed
Smooth transition to outpatient medical specialists to continue high quality care at home