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PA 211 North East - PA 211 North East
Description of Service
Services for pediatric patients may include nursing care, one-on-one care for children at school, personal care, respite care and transition to adult care.
Nursing care includes: monitoring and intervention for critical, unstable airways, assistance with eating, management of bowel or bladder conditions, administering and monitoring medication, premature and high-risk infant care, post-surgical care, catheter care, gastric tube care, diabetes management, asthma care, respiratory treatments, tracheostomy and ventilator care, neurological disease management, cancer care, seizure disorder monitoring and traumatic brain injury care.
One-on-one care for children during school includes: daily transportation assistance to and from school, including riding the school bus, high-tech nursing care throughout the school day, facilitating classroom tasks, assisting with personal care tasks, and support on field trips.
Personal care includes: bathing, dressing, and toileting, adolescent personal hygiene assistance, walking and transferring (including safe use of wheelchairs and other assistive equipment), meal preparation, help with eating, and nutritious food selection, exercise and play assistance, and environment safety and monitoring for children at risk of seizures, running from home,