Children with Special Health Care Needs
Assisting parents that have children with special needs to access the care they need..
Through home or office visits, a public health nurse assists parents that have children with special needs, birth to 18 years old, access health care and any other support services the family may need.
Reasons for CSHCN Public Health Nurse (PHN) Referrals
The child has complex health needs and the family needs assistance with:
- Finding or coordinating medical or behavioral health providers · accessing local resources and/or services for their child · finding financial assistance for their child’s health-related needs
- Understanding and/or coping with child’s health condition
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