'Our new program provides advanced therapeutic services to respiratory patients with the need for complex pulmonary care,' says Steve Kelly, administrator of Colonial Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Weymouth MA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013
Colonial Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has partnered with Respiratory Health Services℠ to introduce a new Pulmonary Therapy Program. The Weymouth-based nursing center will provide pulmonary care services for patients living throughout the South Shore of Massachusetts and surrounding areas. Respiratory Health Services℠ currently provides pulmonary and respiratory care to more than 600 skilled nursing centers throughout the United States, making it the largest provider of full-time respiratory therapy programs in long-term care.
Features of the new pulmonary program at Colonial Rehabilitation and Nursing Center are:
- Licensed Respiratory Therapist onsite 7-days a week
- Patient education on self-care and prevention of re-hospitalization
- Tracheostomy management and care
- Pulmonary vest
- Exercise and skills training
- Nutritional counseling
Colonial, owned and operated by Massachusetts-based Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group, recognizes the unique needs of pulmonary. “Our new program, through Respiratory Health Services, provides advanced therapeutic services to respiratory patients with the need for complex pulmonary care,” says Steve Kelly, administrator of Colonial Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Colonial and Respiratory Health Services℠ will provide comprehensive care to patients with complex pulmonary needs due to:
- Respiratory Failure
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Active Pneumonia
- Lung and Chest Surgery
- Cardiac Disease
- Neurological Disease
- Asthma Management
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Complications Resulting from other Cardio-Pulmonary Disease
Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group has been a leading provider of post-acute healthcare, senior housing, rehabilitative and retirement solutions on the South Shore for 65 years. The Welch Group owns and manages seven other short-term rehabilitation and long-term care centers throughout the South Shore of Massachusetts. To learn more about Colonial Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and their new Pulmonary Therapy Program, visit: http://www.welchhrg.com.