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
Child has complex health needs and the family needs help with:
- · finding or coordinating medical/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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