Success Stories


Nearly home again

Bruce was admitted to a general hospital where he underwent coronary artery bypass surgery. He unfortunately developed complications, including respiratory failure, and had to be placed on a ventilator.

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Looking forward to being able to return home soon

Edward was treated at a general hospital for respiratory failure, hypertension, diabetes and congestive heart failure.

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Before She Came To Kindred She Was Told She Would Never Recover

Jean was admitted to Kindred Hospital after being treated at a general hospital for pulmonary failure. She arrived weak, lethargic, disoriented, and dependent on a ventilator to support her breathing. She also had a feeding tube administering nutrition as she was unable to eat on her own.

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From Maximum Assistance To Independence

Harriet came to Kindred Hospital suffering from acute respiratory failure following a surgical procedure. She had a tracheostomy and was dependent on a ventilator to help her breathe.

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Standing On His Own Two Feet

Robert was admitted to Kindred Hospital Morris County with acute respiratory distress syndrome with full ventilator support for breathing. He also had further medical difficulties complicating his overall condition. He was disoriented and had little awareness of his current physical limitations.

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Mr. Z

From Maximum Assistance To Standing On Two Feet

Mr. Z is a former finance CEO. He is the father of two sons and grandfather to ten. His medical history includes multiple issues – pulmonary hypertension, coronary artery disease, anti-coagulant therapy, and chronic kidney disease. In 2010, he underwent a double-lung transplant.

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Back To An Active Life

Ronald was admitted to Kindred Hospital New Jersey – Morris County on February 27, 2015 from a local medical center where they unsuccessfully tried to wean him off the ventilator. 

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Dancing Her Way To Recovery

Peggy was admitted to Kindred Hospital with vent-dependent respiratory failure with a tracheostomy. Upon her initial evaluation Peggy required maximum support on the ventilator and was dependent for bed mobility and self-care tasks.

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On The Road To Recovery

Gerry was admitted to Kindred Hospital New Jersey – Morris County for management of extensive wounds including a large abdominal wound, drains and a colostomy. He was severely de-conditioned and was unable to move himself in bed. Gerry required nighttime Bi-PAP and daytime oxygen. He required total nursing care for all aspects of his needs.

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