About Children Health Services at Home

At-Home Health Care: Children Care at Home

Home healthcare is care that allows a person with special needs stay in their home. It might be for people who are getting older, are chronically ill, recovering from surgery, or disabled. Home care services include:

  • Personal care, such as help with bathing, washing your hair, or getting dressed
  • Homemaking, such as cleaning, yard work, and laundry
  • Cooking or delivering meals
  • Health care, such as having a home health aide come to your home

You can get almost any type of help you want in your home. – medlineplus.gov

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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. – childrenshha.com

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Urgent care is a category of walk-in clinic focused on the delivery of ambulatory care in a dedicated medical facility outside of a traditional emergency department (emergency room). Urgent care centers primarily treat injuries or illnesses requiring immediate care, but not serious enough to require an emergency department (ED) visit. – Wikipedia

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Typically, pediatric urgent care means you bring your child to the walk-in clinic to be seen by doctors, but sometimes the doctors and nurses can come to your child for home health reasons. This is a new path for the industry, but not a new concept. This age-old practice is called doctor “house calls” and it can be of monumental benefit to the patient. – PBM Consulting

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