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Shmuel Harofeh Hospital Affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
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Respirators Department 106

The department opened in 2013 and is built to the highest standards, with state-of-the-art equipment and electronic control systems.
The department is subject to professional guidelines at leading standards. Regular supervision is conducted by the Ministry of Health and professional staff at the hospital, as well as a satisfaction survey. Clinical quality indices are monitored regularly by a leading multi-disciplinary team, clinical indicators that are assessed regularly and are a measure of the quality of care in the department.

  Reception hours :

patients visitation: 10:00-21:00

Doctors reception hours: Sun-Thu 13:30- 14 : 30 .


Reception hours: Doctor / Nurse on Fridays - by appointment.

Head nurse reception hours: Sun-Thu 12:00-13:00.

Department 106 At the "Shmuel HaRofeh" hospital, the respirators department treats patients with potential for respiratory rehabilitation and chronic respiratory diseases. Designed for people who need respiratory support through a respirator over time. The department is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team, skilled and professional, with special training in treating patients, in rehab from respirator and respiratory rehabilitation.

A multi-disciplinary team of experienced geriatric specialists, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dietitians, social workers and consultants is available to the patients.
The department is equipped with the best technological equipment such as closed circuit television for patient follow-up, advanced technological equipment and advanced clinical information system.

Department's Staff


The multi-disciplinary team conducts professional meetings on patients and works in cooperation and constant coordination in order to meet the needs of patients and their families.

  • Department physicians.
  • Specialist intensive care counselor
  • Academic nurses with professional training in geriatrics, practical nurses who are skilled in treating the breathing patient.
  • A skilled auxiliary (nurse assistant) trained and trained to take care of an inpatient patient.
  • Physical therapists.
  • Occupational therapists.
  • Clinical Dietitian. - Speech therapist.
  •  Social Worker.

Conditions of hospitalization in the ward


Each room in the ward has up to 2 beds. Patients receive 5 meals a day. The patient's daily menu is adapted to his needs and supervised by a nursing and dietician. Outside the department there are extensive public areas, such as shaded places for sitting under pergolas. In the ward there is a dining room lobby and seating areas that allow patients to meet in a comfortable and intimate environment.

The purpose of hospitalization in the ward
To treat patients professionally from the medical and nursing perspective, to balance and stabilize the patients' medical condition, which allows, to the extent possible, an attempt at withdrawal from respiration, a tube and a medical pipeline until the patient is brought to a suitable setting.

The agenda in the department


  • Removal of patients from beds and daily treatments according to patients' needs.
  • Visiting doctors.
  • A multi-professional team meeting is held, in which patients' files are presented for finding treatment solutions that require the thinking of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Treatment activities

 * It is important to note that the agenda varies according to the patient's situation and personal needs and the type of department.

Meals in Dining Room:


• Breakfast 8:00
• Hot drinks 10:00
• Lunch 12:30
• Hot drinks 16:00
• Dinner 18:00
• Hot drinks 20:00
* For the convenience of patients and families, in addition to the listed hours, hot drinks are available throughout the day.
* In the dining room there is a stand for the sick and their families, which includes: a refrigerator, a hot / cold drink and microwave.
* In the lobby of the department a TV is installed for viewing.



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