We have developed highly experienced, multi-disciplinary team of COPD specific care providers that include skilled nurses, therapists and caregivers that have worked under the guidance of the DFW’s leading pulmonologists.
Care Mountain’s highly specialized in-home COPD programs can help you to pr slow progression of COPD, manage the condition at home with the right clinical supervision, and avoid unecessary trips to the Hospital, ER and re-admissions
Care Mountain brings to you one of the the highest level of COPD program expertise in DFW. We work closely with leading hospitals across DFW that are ranked nationally for COPD, including Baylor University Medical Center‘s COPD team, and Parkland Health’s COPD specialists
What is COPD? COPD is a group of inflammatory lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that have their cause long-term exposure to cigarette smoke and other environmental irritants. COPD is a progressive condition without a cure. Individuals suffering from COPD have
a greater risk of lung cancer and heart disease than those without, but it is possible to control symptoms and preserve quality of life,
Why is COPD a problem? Based on large scale health data, Among the patients discharged from Hospitals to home, Respiratory
Diseases (COPD) is the 4th most common condition after Arthritis, Heart Disease (CHF), and Cancer. Per CDC, in 2018, chronic lower respiratory disease, primarily COPD, was the fourth leading cause of mortality in the US. Specifically, in 2018, COPD accounted for 155,987 deaths among adults aged 25 years and older.
What do you provide for COPD? In home care or home health care is the chief alternative to expensive and repetitive inpatient hospital admissions. In fact, it is typically preferred by both physicians and families. COPD In home care is a team sport. We provide a group of healthcare professionals (skilled nurses, therapists, caregivers) under the direction of a physician who specializes in pulmonary diseases. In collaboration with your physician and DME providers, we create a treatment plan for managing a patient’s COPD symptoms that typically include:
We are also knowledgeable at providing a “Hospital at Home” model for COPD (which is considered a more advanced COPD support system at home) for end stage COPD patients that can be well managed at home. This takes a higher level experienced of skilled nurses and we can help with this.
We do NOT provide hospice care for COPD patients.
Top 10 Symptoms that our COPD clients typically had that depend on our proven COPD programs :