Does my child qualify?
In order to qualify for admission to our PPECC, your child must meet the following criteria:
Be medically complex or fragile and/or technologically dependent.
Have approval from his/her doctor.
Be medically stable (not in need of immediate hospital care).
Be appropriate for outpatient care.
Require skilled nursing care.
Present no significant risk of infection to other children or personnel.
Also, our patients primarily are:
Children who need nursing care every day and would not have their needs met in a day care or school environment.
Children who need nursing care every day but do not need to be in a hospital.
Children who've had frequent emergency room visits and hospitalizations for an ongoing or unresolved illness such as asthma or seizures.
Joycare may also admit children with the following conditions (but not limited to):
Very Low and Low Birth Weight Babies.
Chronic Lung Disease.
Feeding problems – Suck/Swallow Disorders.
Failure to Thrive – Poor Weight Gain.
Injury and Abuse.
Brain Injury, Seizures, and Neurological Disorders.
Oxygen Dependent - Trach Dependent.
Genetic Disorders, Syndromes and Rare Diseases.