The Home Mechanical Ventilation Program (HMVP) was established in 2007 and has since proven its cost-efficiency and value in providing excellent service and a better quality of life to the patients and their families. Additional benefits would also include:

  • Decreasing length of ICU stay.
  • Enhancing quality of life
  • Improving patient physical and psychological functions
  • Maximizing patient integration into the community

The program is governed by approved evidence-based guidelines which includes:

  • Discharge planning process
  • Assessment of the environment at home
  • Assessment of the resources and the caregivers
  • Plan of care at home
  • On site home visits
  • Emergency and contingency plans
  • Readmission procedures

Respiratory Therapists are essential member of the HMVP team. In addition to their involvement in the above areas, they conduct weekly and as needed home visits, phone troubleshooting and guidance, and provide 24/7 on-call service.



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