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Multiple convenient locations throughout Central Florida, including locations in Deltona, Kissimmee, and Orlando, FL
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Central Florida’s Most Trusted Name In Caring For Medically Fragile Infants And Children

At ChildrenFirst, we understand the challenge of caring for medically fragile and medically complex infants and children. We respond to their needs with unsurpassed skill, unlimited love and compassion. We offer a single, reliable solution to the diverse needs of fragile infants and children and their families. You can rely on us for care and support, while our integrated medical services make life simpler and more manageable for your child.

ChildrenFirst Health Care System offers complete pediatric health care through six specialized pediatric home care and ancillary care service divisions, all committed to the goal of healthy living and growth for pediatric patients.

PPEC means Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care

ChildrenFirst PPECs are medical day care centers dedicated to the excellent care of medically fragile infants and children. Our centers are specifically designed to optimize the development of each child’s independence, while helping them reach their full potential. Daily care at our centers involves clinical interventions, therapy services and educational activities.

Along with you and your child’s physician, we determine your child’s specific nursing and therapeutic goals. You’ll receive a daily note describing what clinical interventions were done, what therapies (physical therapy PT, occupational therapy OT and speech and language therapy ST or SLP) were received and what developmental and educational activities occurred. Quarterly, or as often as needed, a personal conference is scheduled to discuss thoroughly your child’s progress toward all established goals.

Pediatric Medical Day Care Services

ChildrenFirst PPEC centers are open Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. We welcome all children from newborn to age 21 and our uniquely designed physical environments promote developmentally appropriate activities for each age group and meet individual needs. Our staff of quality professionals includes experienced RN’s, LPN’s, Physical Therapists (PT), Speech Therapists (ST or SLP) and Occupational Therapists (OT) and certified preschool teachers. Medically fragile infants and children receive a wide range of physician prescribed clinical interventions including Apnea monitoring, oxygen administration, tracheostomy care, ventilator management, g-tube feedings, medication administration and nutritional management and formula administration.

PPEC is covered by Medicaid, Medicaid HMO’s, CMS Network and some commercial insurances. Our knowledgeable staff will handle all of the paperwork requirements and process your child’s admission, stress free for you and your family.

Pediatric Private Duty Nursing & In-Home Therapies in Central Florida

ChildrenFirst Home Health Care Services provides individualized pediatric private duty nursing and in-home therapy services throughout the greater Central Florida area. Our specialized, pediatric caregivers include registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN), physical therapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT), speech therapists (ST) and respiratory therapists (RT). Our compassionate team, experienced in the use of the most advanced, high-tech equipment, specializes in caring for technology-dependent infants and children whose lives are impacted by a wide variety of conditions and illnesses. We respect the dignity, worth, and uniqueness of each child involved in our care. Our services promote each child’s maximum attainment of healthcare goals by providing the most positive and nurturing care possible.

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Children First PPEC Medical Center

Children First PPEC Medical Center This is not just care for the day… it’s care that lasts throughout your child’s growth and development! ChildrenFirst PPEC (Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care) is here for you every step of the way. Our exceptional nursing, therapy and education programs are unique to ChildrenFirst. Along with nursing and PT, OT and ST, we provide a daily experience in early childhood education, centered around the developmental needs of your child. ChildrenFirst...

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ChildrenFirst LPN for Titusville – Sign-On Bonus $1000 !!!!

ChildrenFirst Health Care System LPN for Titusville – Sign-On Bonus $1000 !!!! Category: NURSE Location: Titusville, FL Status: Active Posted: 5/9/2018 Job Description: Case #1 – LPN Needed – Details upon hiring.  Must be ventilator trained, willing to travel to Titusville. Shift time 7a – 7p.  Great family and client!!!! If you love children and take pride in your talent(s) and contribution to the medical community then send your resume to:  or call Human Resources at 407-513-3095. Click...