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Ventilator Care at home

If you or your loved one has a condition which causes breathing difficulties, our Care Professionals can support you with non-invasive ventilator care at home.

Our ventilator care supports you to live your best life at home

Working alongside your clinicians, our specialist Care Professionals are expertly trained to deliver non-invasive ventilator care at home, supporting your independence and helping you to live well at home, your way.

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Home Instead’s Care Professionals are trained to the highest clinical standards and will work with your own doctors and health teams to ensure you are receiving the best possible care at home from people who share your hobbies and interests and are passionate about helping you and your loved ones. We can provide support in a range of ways to meet your individual needs such as hourly care, for a few hours a week, a couple of hours daily, or even 24-hour live-in care to support you in managing your symptoms at home.

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What is non-invasive ventilation (NIV)?

When a person requires support to breathe effectively via the mouth or nose with the use of a mask or similar device, this is called non-invasive ventilation (NIV). Numerous conditions may lead to NIV support. Those that effect the respiratory system specifically such as sleep apnoea or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Certain neurological disorders such as Acute Spinal Injury or Motor Neurone Disease, as well as muscle wasting conditions such as Muscular Dystrophy.

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What is non-invasive ventilation (NIV) care?

Our Care Professionals are specifically trained in noninvasive ventilation management and associated interventions and are deemed competent to provide support to you unsupervised in your own home.

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Benefits of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) care

Care Professionals are fully trained and deemed competent in your care needs, this helps to reduce the number of infections and the need for hospital admissions. Care is carried out when you need it, not, when it suits others and reduces the risk of complications.

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Why choose non-invasive ventilation (NIV) care at home?

Having Health Care at Home with Home Instead allows you to maintain your independence, routine, and lifestyle so you can live your best life at home. YourCare Professional will be matched to your interests and hobbies so you can build a trusting relationship with them. We will work with you and your clinical team to ensure the best care is delivered to the highest standard ensuring a fully bespoke and tailored care plan is provided.

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