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October 19, 2007, 01:18 PM
<Bill>
Vent patients
My mom is staying in Kindred hopspital , Greensboro NC. She's been there for about 3 years. It's about 2 hrs. away form Shelby where we live. Are there any places closer to Shelby that can take care of Vent patients
October 24, 2007, 06:26 AM
GaryMefford
Bill,
refer to the clinical case management staff at the Kindred there. They are really the local experts on discharge options for vent patients. I know of no fully developed data base of vent capable nursing facilities, and the fact that a home takes vents doesn't mean I would ever recomend them without first visisting them and asking many tough questions the first of which is do they provide 24/7 RTs.