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Our Mission

To improve quality of life for our esteemed residents, our colleagues and our communities, by exceeding expectations ... one individual at a time.

Specialty Services: Respiratory Care

There are several Avanté centers that excel in respiratory care, with licensed and certified respiratory therapists providing on-site services 24/7, including ventilator and trach management and support.  The ventilator units use an interdisciplinary team approach to maximize the abilities and self-care skills of people who suffer from pulmonary disorders.  Each center provides state-of-the-art disease management through educating residents and care providers to optimize function, understand the disease process and prevent regression.

Highlights of Avanté’s Respiratory Care Services:

  • Communication intervention including use of the Passy Muir speaking valve
  • Consulting Pulmonologists on regular rounds
  • CPAP/BIPAP therapy for patients with sleep breathing disorders
  • Dysphagia management
  • Education, exercise and relaxation training, and psychosocial support
  • Highly successful trach weaning programs with speech language pathologists and respiratory therapists
  • Individual comprehensive respiratory evaluations
  • Pulse oximetry and arterial blood gas monitoring
  • Superior assessment and treatment selection protocols