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Dedicated Respiratory Unit Scranton

Skilled Nursing Services

Allied Services Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center in Scranton is the only skilled nursing center in the region that offers a dedicated respiratory unit. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, the most current technology, and the most proven therapies, our respiratory therapists provide care led by a board-certified pulmonologist.

Specialty Services

The special respiratory services and technologies include:

  • Arterial blood gas sampling and analysis
  • Airway assessment and management
  • Passy-Muir speaking valve coordination with speech therapy
  • Routine nebulizer therapy
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • In-Exsufflator
  • Inspiratory muscle training
  • ABI vest (airway clearance device)
  • CPAP & BiPAP therapy
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Bronchoscopy assistance

Pulmonologist Reviews

The Respiratory Unit is staffed 24 hours/day, seven days/week, with licensed respiratory therapists who provide extensive pulmonary care for the most medically complex patients, both post-acute and chronic long-term. In addition, the ventilator unit is staffed by a highly qualified and specially trained team that includes critical care nurses, licensed respiratory therapists, and rehabilitation professionals. The pulmonologist meets weekly with the interdisciplinary team to formally review each resident’s medical, social, and psychological process and plan accordingly.

To learn more about admission to the Respiratory Unit contact us at 570-348-1215.