Rite Choice AFH Expands Better Options’ Long-Term Ventilator Care

Ventilator-dependent patients receive hospital-quality care at NE Vancouver home.
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VANCOUVER, Wash. - Aug. 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Vancouver, WA - August 01, 2014

Russian medical physician and Registered Nurse, Faia Stevenson adds Rite Choice Ventilator Care Adult Family Home, doubling bed capacity for ventilator-dependent resident-patients; conveniently located in northeast Vancouver, Washington adjacent to existing Better Options Ventilator Care Adult Family Home (http://www.betteroptionsventilators.com/).

Now requiring a much higher level of care than available in traditional nursing homes, each resident-patient was average to middle age when traumatic circumstances radically affected daily routines and overall projections of quality of living. Head and/or spinal injuries often lead consequently to insignificant expectations for long-term survival. For those who receive immediate emergency treatments, a tracheotomy may provide hope for either short-term recovery, or long-term maintenance options.  Specialized respiratory-function maintenance equipment and equally specialized tracheostomy care and daily respiratory treatment routines provide “better options” for patients who have no expectation of short-term recovery.

Using the specialized respiratory care equipment typically found only in hospital settings, both Better Options and Rite Choice Ventilator Care Adult Family Homes provide integrative and holistic medical approaches to ventilator-dependent personal care 24 hours daily, seven days a week, and 365 days annually.  Each of these homes provides an incomparable 3:1 ratio with one Registered Nurse at all times supported during each shift by additional in-house nursing staff comprised of Certified Nursing Assistants and Respiratory Therapists. This ratio of three resident-patients to one nursing professional is a benefit not found in other local long-term care facilities.

“The nursing staff has become a part of our extended family. We feel free to pop in and visit our son at any time,” states one resident’s mother visiting her son at Better Options Ventilator Care Adult Family Home.

“This IS ‘home’ for our resident-patients,” insists Faia Stevenson, licensed long-term care provider and owner of both Better Options and Rite Choice Ventilator Care Adult Family Homes. “Our skilled  and fully certified healthcare staff receive extensive in-house training to competently handle challenges that other local facilities simply are not equipped to effectively address. And, combined with my own advanced medical training, this level of skill and preparation allows us to intervene more quickly upon the medical needs of each resident before any routine and even unusual issues have any opportunity to develop into more serious health issues.”

Progressive illnesses, such as Muscular Dystrophy, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), and many pulmonary conditions, typically require dependency upon specialized equipment simply to maintain normal breathing routines of inspiration and expiration.

Both Better Options and now also Rite Choice Ventilator Care Adult Family Homes provide ventilator-dependent resident-patients with long-term hospital-level quality personal care and ventilator care services in a just-like-home environment staffed by Registered Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants and Respiratory Therapists.

For more information about Better Options and Rite Choice Ventilator Care Adult Family Homes, please visit http://www.betteroptionsventilators.com.

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