20 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032
860-677-7707
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

If you have a pulmonary diagnosis we can help.

Our multi-disciplinary team approach brings our residents to an optimum level of functioning and improved quality of life. Pulmonary rehabilitation has been demonstrated to reduce the frequency and severity of exacerbations and reduce hospitalizations.

In cooperation and partnership with Bristol Hospital and their team of Respiratory Therapists, Touchpoints residents have access to expert, individualized and clinically sound pulmonary care in the short term rehab setting.

Key components of our Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program are:

  1. Assessment and evaluation – including PFT’s and O2 assessment, PMH
  2. Exercise training – daily work with PT and OT
  3. Smoking cessation counselling – certified smoking cessation counselor
  4. Disease Education – certified COPD educator
  5. Nutritional support and guidance – Registered Nutritionist
  6. Review of medication regimen per MD orders and GOLD standards
  7. Training patients in techniques of daily self-assessment (the Zones)
  8. Follow up appointments with PCP and Pulmonologist scheduled within two weeks of discharge

The Pulmonary Care Team

  1. MD/APRN
  2. Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists
  3. Respiratory Therapist
  4. Pulmonary- Trained Clinical team
  5. Social Worker/Transitions Planner
  6. Therapeutic Recreation team

Touchpoints of Farmington has the capabilities to treat 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.