While Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) centers provide non-residential nursing care to children who are prescribed this care by a physician, Sproutlings is the only PPEC center in the region that integrates children of all abilities. We serve medically eligible children starting at 6 weeks of age, depending on their needs and the suitability of our services. Sproutlings provides a less-restrictive alternative to institutionalization and gives parents the peace of mind of knowing their children are well cared for in a safe environment.
An individualized protocol of care is developed for each child, in consultation with the physician and other professionals, to guide Sproutlings staff. Skilled nursing services at Sproutlings include: