20 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Leading Edge Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Touchpoints at Farmington’s pulmonary rehabilitation program is designed to bring continuity in pulmonary care from the acute hospital setting into the skilled nursing and rehab care setting. Board certified pulmonologists Dr. John Rodgers and Dr. William Preskenis provide pulmonary care, sleep medicine and specialty consultation to the residents of the Touchpoints at Farmington community. In addition an experienced, registered Respiratory Therapist rounds within the facility, providing assessment and care to those with respiratory and pulmonary disease processes.

This partnership will give our residents access to expert, individualized and clinically outstanding pulmonary care and sleep medicine in the short term rehab setting.

Basic COPD Facts and the Touchpoints Rehab Pulmonary Program…

The benefit of a sleep study in patients with Congestive Heart Failure…

Within the nursing center the physicians provide consultation and pulmonary medical direction; treating chronic lung and respiratory diseases such as asthma, COPD, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and sleep apnea; providing medical care and orders; medication adjustment; respiratory care via a dedicated Respiratory Therapist; breathing treatments; spirometry; and much more.

Addressing frequent hospitalizations.

The program also addresses repeat hospitalizations by applying integrated pulmonary care and sleep medicine consulting to many diagnoses, including COPD and congestive heart failure. For patients will multiple hospitalizations the pulmonology team will address their general state of health and wellness and improve their daily functionality. This will get them back home where they want to be and slow the tide of re-hospitalizations. It is truly forward looking.

Sleep medicine.

With the addition of a sleep medicine specialist, patients will be able to receive a sleep study in a controlled, skilled nursing environment and learn the impact of sleep disorders on their pulmonary and overall health.

About the pulmonary team.

Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Preskenis (pictured above, L to R) are affiliated with Prime Healthcare and have been in practice for over 20 years respectively. Dr. John Rodgers received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and is board certified in pulmonary medicine. Dr. William Preskenis received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and is board certified in pulmonary and sleep medicine.

About Touchpoints at Farmington

Touchpoints at Farmington is an innovative skilled nursing center that specializes in Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and works closely with and accepts referrals from all area hospitals as well as placements state and regionwide. Touchpoints is well versed in a vast array of disease processes which include diabetes management, wound management, COPD, hip and joint replacement, and many others.  The center also provides outpatient therapy, long term care and behavioral health services.

At Touchpoints at Farmington we know that each patient’s needs are unique. We look to take those individual needs and create a plan of care tailored to each patient and their health goals.  Our doors are always open and our interdisciplinary team is committed to addressing the whole patient.