WHAT DOES VIP KIDZ OFFER?
We proudly offer services for the medically fragile children that create a solution for Palm Beach County families. This includes the following:
- Skilled Nursing
VIP Kidz has a team of skilled nurses who fully understand the needs of your child. These pediatric healthcare professionals are dedicated to keeping your child safe and ensuring all their medical needs are being met on a daily basis.
- Physical Therapy
Our Physical Therapists will provide your child with sessions designed to assist in improving their condition such as movement, strength, balance, gross motor skills, endurance and safety skills. All our Physical Therapists are licensed to practice in the State of Florida.
- Occupational Therapy
Our Occupational Therapist will design a treatment plan that will assist your child in improving skills such as upper extremity fine motor skills, self-help skills (dressing, hygiene, and self-feeding), social interaction, and emotional/behavioral regulation. All our Occupational Therapists are licensed to practice in the State of Florida.
- Speech Therapy
Our Speech Therapist assist will assist your child develop functional communication. These certified therapist will treat speech, language, cognition, voice and swallowing disorders which may have resulted from an illness or injury. All our Speech Language Pathologists are licensed to practice in the State of Florida.
- Respiratory Therapy
Our pediatric Respiratory Therapists provide care for your child in order to treat a variety of respiratory diseases and illnesses. All our Respiratory Therapists are licensed to practice in the State of Florida.
- Certified Preschool Teacher
A certified preschool teacher is part of our team. An experienced early childhood teacher is here to give your child the foundation for learning that will assist your child transition to the next level. They are focused and committed to the success of your child.
- Aftercare Literacy Program
Some children need extra assistance after the school day is over. Our Palm Beach County Certified School teacher will assist your child with their learning needs. We will assess any learning concerns of your child and create an effective, multi-disciplinary, tailored program to include activities in art, physical education, math, social studies and science. Our three main programs are:
Comprehensive Literacy Program – Using an approach where each student is viewed as an individual learner within a community of readers, writers, listeners, speakers, and viewers. We encourage student success and excitement about their achievements. We will infuse technology and cover multi-disciplinary subject matter in our school garden.
Literacy Intervention Program – We strive to provide literacy instruction that is intended to increase achievement at a rate faster than average, allowing students to decrease or close the achievement gap between themselves and their normally achieving peers.
ESE Music Therapy – Music therapy is a well-established professional health discipline that uses music as the therapeutic stimulus to achieve non-musical treatment goals. Different types of music therapy can help to increase important life skills such as communication, movement, social interaction, emotional expression, listening and decision making.
- Transportation Program
We coordinate door to door transportation. This service will be provided roundtrip from either home to PPEC or school to PPEC and back home. In certain cases transportation is coordinated for parent and child so they are able to keep all medical appointments. A trained medical transporter will escort your child at all times. This service is free to those who meet Medicaid eligibility.
- Care Coordination
Your child’s care is important to us. Our goal is to enhance communication and coordination with the child. We regularly hold interdisciplinary meetings in order to allow the care team to be proactive in their planning, communication, and intervention with children and families.
Improve communication between the physician, nurse, case manager and other team members involved in the patient’s care (e.g., speech, physical and occupational therapy; pharmacy).
Enhance communication and coordination with the patient and family, which improves their satisfaction with their care experience.