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Absolutely not. You remain the guardian and can be actively involved in your child’s care. Pediatric Specialty Care is intended to be an extension of your own home.
Your child will have access to 24 hour nursing, respiratory care (as required), appropriate therapies, and regular visits from our Medical Director.
Your child’s insurance will provide funding for admission to Pediatric Specialty Care. Our Admissions Team will assist with all the required paperwork for PSC.
Every situation is unique and handled on an individual basis. However, an admission can be completed within 48-72 hours. Emergency admissions are also available on an as-needed basis.
In most instances, our admissions team coordinates the transition process to allow your child to benefit from PSC services.
Yes, maintaining a strong continuity of pediatric care for your child is one of our goals at Pediatric Specialty Care.
Pediatric Specialty Care will help arrange all of your child’s appointments. Our transport team will bring your child to the doctor’s office with one of our many wheelchair accessible vans, or via ambulance if medically necessary.
Our medical team of pediatric care specialists will assist with any training needed and coordinate all equipment, nursing, and school needs.
You are welcome to visit at any time. However, there may be times due to health concerns where visitation may be restricted for certain hours or days. Calling your child’s location ahead of a visit is recommended.
You can call your child’s facility any day and any time that is convenient for you. Visit our locations page for your facility’s phone number.
We strongly encourage sibling involvement as an important part of comprehensive pediatric care. We request that you talk to our nurse prior to visits regarding immunizations for young children.
Most of our PSC locations are easily accessible via public transportation. Our social service staff will help you with transportation information and transfer options.
Yes, some children may attend school in a local classroom while others may receive services within the Pediatric Specialty Care community.
Our Medical Director assesses if a child is medically stable to attend a local school. If not, children will receive educational services within their Pediatric Specialty Care community.
Yes, we strongly encourage community involvement as an important element of comprehensive pediatric care. If your child is too medically compromised for local outings, there are opportunities for community interaction with visits from volunteers. We also enjoy throwing parties and special events in our Pediatric Specialty Care communities with participation by all!