DJK Home Healthcare; Children’s Home Healthcare goes beyond nurses and nursing to provide a family -centered approach to care for children and families in their home and our community. We are a preferred company for providing pediatric health care services.
By caring for children in the home, it encourages family bonding, supports growth and development, and eliminates many other risks. More than 13%* amount of children in the United States use home health services. These children have many different diagnoses, severity levels and complications. Cerebral Palsy, failure to thrive, developmental delay and preterm birth are the four most common diagnosis that account for approximately 15%* of the pediatric home care population.
We specialize in caring for children. Our families may be dealing with complex medical problems or a single medical issue but through our support you will feel comfortable and confident that your child is receiving the attention and treatment he or she needs. Services in the home can span from visits for family support to 24 hour, home care for ventilator dependent children. There are children that depend on technology when receiving home care, but the vast majority does not.
Today, the range of services provided to children in our homes include not only rehabilitative care but also intravenous administration of antimicrobial medications and other medications including chemo, parenteral nutrition, nasogastric or enterostomy feedings, wound care, oxygen and mechanically assisted ventilation, chronic pain management, complex medical and surgical care, psychosocial support, respite, and hospice care. Registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses are our primary providers of pediatric home health care under the direct supervision of the physician.
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*According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. From the National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs Chartbook.