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Quality of Life in Every Breath

A warm, caring environment and one of the leading programs of its kind in Michigan, the Assisted Breathing Center provides around-the-clock care, activities and rehabilitation for people who are ventilator-dependent due to disease, injury or other conditions.

An essential part of program is a dedication to helping patients reach their fullest potential by treating the whole person.

In addition to leading medical care and comfortable private rooms, we offer daily activities and outings in the community. Support groups, family education, and church services are also available.

Our goal is to help every patient get the most out of life.

Our Experts

With 24 hour respiratory staff coverage, we ensure each patient gets the attention they deserve. We are known throughout the region for our expert ability to wean patients from dependence on a ventilator, and we take a team approach with a wide range of expertise to treat the whole person.

Admission Criteria

Patients must meet certain criteria to be admitted. Contact our ABC Case Manager at (616) 252-7630.

Advanced technology with a human touch

As the only dedicated vent unit within a general acute care hospital in Michigan, we work hard to meet the individual needs of every patient, with adaptive technology to assist with rehabilitation, communication, safety and comfort.

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