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Pediatric Home Care Services

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If your child needs post-acute care or has a chronic or complex medical condition, your home is often the most comfortable, convenient and safest place to receive care. The Johns Hopkins Home Care Group Pediatrics at Home team is one of the only comprehensive home care services for children in the Mid-Atlantic Area. Our team of professionals is trained to work with children of all ages and help families who need a wide variety of pediatric services. 

Examples of conditions we can help with include: 

  • Cancer 
  • Heart conditions 
  • Infectious diseases 
  • Nutritional deficiencies 
  • Respiratory conditions 

Pediatric Home Care Services We Offer

We offer comprehensive care for your child, such as:

  • Neonatal home care includes a variety of care and rehabilitation services for medically fragile infants, spanning nursing, clinical respiratory care and equipment, apnea monitoring, infusion, enteral therapy, nutrition and monitoring of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

  • We offer comprehensive care for children and their families dealing with life-limiting or chronic complex conditions, including services such as pain and symptom management, skilled nursing, social work services, counseling and transition to community resources. We also work with the local hospice to provide care.

  • A variety of specialized equipment is provided to help improve a child’s quality of life, such as oxygen, apnea monitoring, bilevel, ventilator management, nebulizers, child-size walkers, wheelchairs, hospital beds, orthopedic equipment and other medical supplies. 

  • Our staff is highly skilled and trained to provide services focused on the treatment of childhood cancers. We offer chemotherapy infusion, nutritional support, oxygen, pain and symptom management.  

  • Our rehabilitation services assist children with cognitive, developmental and physical disorders. They are treated by physical therapists and occupational therapists.  

  • This comprehensive program is customized to meet the unique needs of each child. Home environmental assessments, peak flow meters, nebulizers, mattress covers, age-appropriate education about the disease, asthma triggers and interventions are provided as indicated. 

  • Pediatric infusion services involve clinical pharmacist consultation and skilled nursing care to assist families in administering intravenous products and medications. Therapies include but are not limited to antibiotics, anticoagulants, biologicals, blood clotting factor, catheter care, chemotherapy, enteral therapy, growth hormone, hydration, inotropic therapy, IVIG and SQIg, pain management, steroids, transplant therapies and total parenteral nutrition. 

  • We also provide specialty services for children with injuries, gastrointestinal disorders, pulmonary diseases, and blood and immune system diseases. 

Our Team

Our team is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, to answer questions. After business hours, an answering service takes urgent calls and will connect you to a provider.  

Team members include: 

  • Registered nurses 
  • Registered respiratory therapists 
  • Rehabilitation therapists 
  • Pharmacists 
  • Social workers 
 

Contact Us Today for More Information

To learn more about how we can help your child and your family, call:

Maryland
Washington, D.C.
Toll-Free
 

Interpreter Services

If you have partial or total hearing loss or if English is not your primary language, we have access to trained, qualified medical interpreters who are proficient in more than 230 languages. Find out more about language services available through Johns Hopkins Medicine.

 

Pediatrics at Home Resources 

These resources will help you better understand your pediatric products, find the guidance you need or learn more about conditions, in effort to help your child live more comfortable. 

Equipment Instructions 

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