When Braelyn was presented with the news that the abnormality on her brain stem was back, she replied “I did it once and I am going to do it again.” After undergoing a second brain surgery, she spent 50 days at ChildServe’s Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Medicine program, regaining her daily living skills with support from our inpatient nurses and therapists. Braelyn wanted to share her story to help inspire other kids who may experience a similar journey.
From a CNA in high school to Long Term Care Manager, Marie Porter, RN, has been inspired by ChildServe’s mission for over 20 years.
When it comes to caring for kids with special healthcare needs, Erin goes above and beyond to make each day unique.
“Stephanie has gone above and beyond for families and multiple teams at ChildServe. I often think of this quote when I think of Stephanie, ‘If you are going to help, help with a happy heart.'”
Megan Nikolish leads her team every day with a patient, understanding, and above all, kind heart.
Taking care of others has been part of Jamila Makokha’s life since she was a small girl. By age five, Jamila was the primary caregiver to her siblings. After losing a family member due to a poor healthcare system in her native country, Jamila knew her calling was to help people.