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Salus Private Duty Nursing Services

If you have a child between the ages of 0 and 21 who is faced with a serious chronic or acute health condition, pediatric private duty nursing (PDM) provides the medical care, education and family support that can improve quality of life. This family-centered approach is a comforting option for a child who is disabled, technology dependent, or otherwise medically complex or fragile. The focus of home nursing care is exclusively on your child, and it includes support by a highly skilled team of nurses, licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, medical social workers, and therapists.
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Private Duty Nursing Services Provide:

Private Duty Nursing Services Provide:

  • Support for Children Dependent on Ventilators, C-pap or BiPap machines or other medical devices
  • Monitoring and Responding to Your Child’s Symptoms
  • Enhanced Communication to Improve Outcomes and Support Goals

A child’s complex health needs can be difficult to manage independently, and this can make it challenging to keep a child safe and comfortable at home. Rather than go it alone, many families benefit by hiring Salus Homecare of Utah’s private duty nursing team. Taking this step empowers you to offer your child the highest quality experience, improving outcomes and enhancing quality of life for your family.

Our caseworker was very flexible when we had to change our time. Whenever we had to change the schedule around she was willing to work with us.

Wonda S. July 24, 2015

Our case manager was very helpful and professional. Our caregiver is a wonderful loving woman, we were very pleased with her service.

Violet N. May 4, 2015

Private Duty Nursing FAQ's

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Pediatric private duty nursing care is appropriate for many children with complex medical needs, disabilities or technology dependence. These services empower families to keep their children at home while still providing the specialized medical care necessary to optimize quality of life and improve comfort, safety and health.

Many health insurance plans cover private duty nursing services, and Salus is a preferred provider for most private insurances. Salus is also a preferred provider for the state Medicaid program and its managed care programs, the Medically Complex Children’s Waiver Program (MCCW), and the Technology Dependent Waiver (Travis C. Waiver). Our team can assist you in determining eligibility and filing any necessary paperwork.

Pediatric private duty nursing services are ordered by your child’s physician. The physician’s order will address your child’s specific medical condition and needs. Once this order is received, your child will be evaluated by our team where we will discuss needs and goals. When this assessment is complete, we will be able to best determine the specifics of your child’s plan of care.

Other Pediatric Care Services Salus Offers

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Pediatric Respite Care Services

In-home pediatric respite care provides family caregivers with the breaks that they need to maintain their own emotional and physical health while ensuring that their child’s medically complex needs are also met with patience and compassion.

  • Support and supervision with activities of daily living and medically complex needs
  • Opportunities for the child to interact with and develop a relationship with another trusted adult
  • Physical and emotional relief for parents which reduces stress, anxiety and caregiver burnout
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Pediatric School Nursing

A child with an unstable or life-threatening health condition benefits from the right level of care to help them succeed in the school environment. Pediatric school nursing care provides one-on-one care to your child at school, helping them to stay safe and comfortable while they learn.

  • Complex, High-Tech Nursing Care Throughout the School Day
  • Working with Parents and the School Team to Best Support the IEP
  • Assisting the Child with Classroom Activities, Field Trips and other School Events
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