Babies First & CaCoon -Care Coordination Program. Families enrolled in either program will receive:
Additional services are provided under the specific programs:
To identify infants and young children who have conditions associated with poor health and development outcomes as "at risk," and to work to improve the health outcomes of these vulnerable children through prevention and early identification of problems.
The nurse will provide health assessment and development screenings at the ages of 4, 8, 12, 24, 36, and 48 months.
The health assessment and development screenings include:
CaCoon (CAre COordinatiON) helps families who are raising children with special health needs to care for their children as independently as possible.
Our goal is to provide assistance to families with children with special health needs, such as developmental delays, cerebral palsy, and other health issues that require special medical and parenting services. Raising a child with special health needs can be challenging and rewarding. It also can be confusing and exhausting - for the whole family. A child and family may need the services of many different professionals and agencies.
At Public Health , a trained, caring nurse assists with services and resources families need to meet the health, education, social, and vocational needs of their children. CaCoon’s program nurse can: