Long-Term Skilled Nursing Care

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ChildServe's skilled nursing care service offers 24/7 nursing and long-term residential support in a home-like, family-friendly environment. ChildServe's long-term care service is provided for children infant through 21 years of age who require specialized 24-hour a day nursing care. Our main focus is on the Des Moines and Central Iowa areas. We have numerous resources for quality care. Continue reading to learn more about our long term care pediatric nursing and specialized services for Des Moines, Iowa families. 

Specialized Pediatric Nursing Care
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Advanced respiratory management (tracheostomy care, airway clearance, asthma, ventilator management)
  • Enteral feeding support (NG, gastrostomy, jejunostomy)
  • Infusion therapy
  • Seizure management
  • Pain management
Other Long-term Care Support
  • On-site dental visits
  • On- or off-campus educational opportunities
  • Family support services
  • On-site dietician
  • Medical Director oversight
  • Consultant pharmacy services
  • Collaboration with pediatric specialists, including physiatry and pulmonology
  • On-campus adaptive equipment (DME) workshop with specialized wheelchair and positioning devices
  • Transportation services
  • Electronics specialist to support children's specialized adaptive equipment needs 
  • Rehab CNA for prescribed restorative/maintenance programs


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