Last updated 7 days ago
Independence Plus is committed to finding new ways to incorporate technology into what we do, especially for our patients and their families. That’s why our educational videos were created... featuring our very own Nurses!
Click here to read more about the benefits of e-learning, and to view a few of our videos!
Last updated 14 days ago
We wish everyone a happy and healthy Labor Day weekend!
This Labor Day, we want to recognize all of our people for their hard work and dedication to our patients. This includes our nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, speech pathologists, and also our administrative team.
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Last updated 20 days ago
Many of our ventilator-dependent patients attend school. With a little extra planning and preparation, education at all levels is possible. With September right around the corner children are trading in their bathing suits and summer camp for backpacks and homework. For parents of children with special needs, back to school may mean reviewing or initiating their child’s Individualized Educational Program (IEP).
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Last updated 23 days ago
Mike, RN, and JJ have a special bond that goes deeper than JJ’s care or mutual love for the outdoors.
In 2007, JJ fell from a roof while working as a carpenter and suffered a complete spinal cord injury. JJ’s C3-level injury left him paralyzed and dependent on mechanical ventilation and a diaphragmatic pacer.
They interact like old friends, and tease each other often.
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Last updated 29 days ago
We still don’t know what causes this devastating disease. That’s a problem—and it’s people who are battling ALS, like Pete Frates (age 29), who are changing that one ice cube at a time. Check out Pete’s website to learn more about his story and campaign to “Strike out ALS.”
I was nominated earlier this week, and proudly accepted the challenge. Watch my video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvT-jnG25jQ
(Stacey, Deb, and Vicki… we’re still waiting on you to complete the challenge!)
If you don’t know much about ALS, I hope the Ice Bucket Challenge encourages you to learn more or donate to the cause. Read More →