Pediatric PDN & skilled nursing

Private Duty Nursing (PDN) allows your medically fragile child to receive quality, skilled nursing care in the comfort of their home: a setting preferred by most patients and their families. Private duty nurses generally treat patients who need long-term care, provide customized medical care, and assist with daily activities. Studies show it is less expensive than a facility stay, costing up to half as much as a single hospital day. PDN is a covered benefit of most insurances including Medicaid or families can use private funds.

For pediatric patients who need care for a shorter period of time, we offer intermittent skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing visits are typically shorter than PDN visits, and our nurses focus more on medical care, rather than assisting with their patient’s daily lives.

Value-based approach to skilled care

All of our RNs, LPNs and LVNs are fully screened and credentialed, and have experience providing care for pediatric patients with a variety of ailments. Our team can help you and your child manage complex medical needs at home. 

This includes: 

  • Ventilator and tracheostomy care
  • G-tube care and management
  • Diabetes management
  • Seizure management
  • Oxygen management
  • TPN infusion
  • Administering medications and therapies 

In addition to these services, our nurses will communicate any changes in patient condition to the office and physicians, reinforce education provided by hospital staff, promote education in the home, coordinate home medical equipment and supplies and assist with appointments. They can also help with personal care and meal preparation.

24/7 care

With hundreds of office locations nationwide, our priority is making sure our patients and families have access to on-call support any time you need it. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays.

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One of the greatest joys as a mother is hearing your child laugh. And with Maxim’s nurses team’s help, we have a home filled with laughter.

Lori Ann D., California

In-home therapy

When your child needs rehabilitation, our therapists will provides customized therapy programs. Our team members are trained to assist patients with neurological, orthopedic, post-surgical and developmental diagnoses. As your child’s needs evolve, so do our services.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy preserves, enhances or restores movement and physical function that has been impacted by disease, injury or disability. Our therapists create customized treatment plans to help increase mobility, strength, balance and coordination. Maxim’s therapists strive to enhance your child’s wellbeing by using physical activity, physical modalities and assistive devices. 

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy helps pediatric patients prevent injury, illness or disability by focusing on daily living tasks. Our therapists enhance your child’s skills by adapting activities, sensory processing and integration, and strength, balance and coordination exercises. 

Speech-language therapy

Speech-language therapy treats physical and cognitive disorders that cause communication or swallowing difficulties. Maxim’s speech-language pathologists help children develop their language and speech skills. Treatment program can include comprehension and pragmatic social skill training, alternative communication devices, and safe swallowing techniques. 

1:1 school nursing

Our 1:1 school nursing services allow students who receive nursing or personal care at home to also be cared for in school without disrupting the continuity of the patient’s care.

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