Term Children's Medical Day Care
Code PH-1250.1650
Definition Child care programs that provide skilled nursing, respiratory care, tracheotomy and feeding tube care, rehabilitation therapies (occupational, physical, speech), medication administration, medical monitoring and other specialized services as well as opportunities for social interaction for medically fragile and technology dependent children (e.g., those who rely on a ventilator) whose needs cannot be met in a traditional child care setting. The programs are generally staffed by nurses, nurses aides and others with experience in caring for children with chronic medical conditions. Care may be provided in a variety of settings including a child care center, a health care facility, a family child care home or the child's own home.
Created 12/1/10
Changed 2/27/12
Use References Children's Medical Childcare
Children's Medical Child Care
Children's Medical Daycare
Day Care for Chronically Ill Children
Medical Childcare
Medical Child Care
Pediatric Day Health Care
See Also References Child/Adolescent Health Centers (LN-1480)
Pediatrics (LV-6800)
External Classification Terms Child Care (NPC P02.03)
Child Day Care (NTE P33)
Day Care-Children (UW
Family Community Support (ACH H-01)
Individual, Family and Community Support (USA IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Related Concepts After School Programs
Children and Youth
Day Programs
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References "Weisman Medical Day Care Program – Pennsauken", Weisman Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital website, http://www.weismanchildrens.com/facilities.aspx?cat=PennsDay

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