Ventilator Dependent Care Unit

The goal of the Masonic Pathways Ventilator Dependent Care program is to improve the quality of life for residents who are ventilator dependent by providing the least restrictive lifestyle possible. Following an individually developed care plan, uniquely designed to assist residents in achieving their highest potential, most can attain a greater degree of independence, making a world of difference in their quality of life.

Gold Seal of Approval

Michigan Masonic Home’s Health Care Center is accredited by the Joint Commission with the Gold Seal of Approval!

Earned by complying with the highest national standards for safety and quality of care and a commitment to improving resident care.
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Services and Support

Developed in collaboration with Select Medical, the following services and clinical amenities are available:

Medically Complex Services

  • Respiratory Care
  • 24/7 Respiratory Therapist
  • Ventilator Care
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Infusion Services including:
    • IV Antibiotics
    • IV Hydration
    • Tube Feeding
  • Wound Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Pain Management

Clinical Amenities

  • Weekly bedside rounding with physician & care team
  • 24/7 high-quality skilled nursing care
  • Outstanding staff-to-resident ratio
  • Mobility and participation in social activities are encouraged
  • Family members are urged to participate in the recovery process
  • Low readmission rates to the hospital
  • In-room oxygen and liquid oxygen available
  • Nutritional counseling provided by our own dietitians and nutritional experts

Our Clinical Team

  • Medical Director
  • Respiratory Therapy Director
  • Transitional Care Nurse Coordinator
  • Skilled Nursing Staff
  • Respiratory Therapy Staff
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Social Worker
  • Life Enrichment Specialist

Margaret Weiderhold

Matt Lefere

Our Staff

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