Our 1Care Kids Pediatric program serves three distinct populations of children: those with chronic or complex conditions who require palliative medicine, those with serious conditions such as a life limiting illness, and those needing end-of-life care.
1Care Kids is a home-based, family oriented pediatric program servicing children and their families in Southern Nevada who are under the age of 21.
1Care Kids Pediatric Palliative Care Program
1Care Kids pediatric palliative care program provides support in the home for families whose children have an acute or chronic illness requiring intermittent nursing visits. Our nurses have extensive experience with complex medical regimens including:
- Feeding Tubes
- Infusion Therapy
- Chemotherapy Support
- Respiratory Interventions
- Wound Care
- Ventilator Cure
- Pain Management
- Ostomy Bags
- Behavioral Management
Pediatric nurses and doctors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer any questions about your child’s care and can make after-hours visits for urgent needs.
1Care Kids Specialized pediatric staff are available on an as-needed basis to support the entire family. If child’s condition becomes life limiting, the same team of specialized pediatric staff will remain with the child, providing an almost seamless transition to hospice care.
Our program provides intermittent visits by a team of specialized pediatric professionals including:
- Certified Medical Doctor who is Board Certified in Pediatric Care
- Certified Nurse Practitioner
- Registered Nurses
- Social Workers
- Spiritual Advisor
- Therapies, such as Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
- Child Life Specialist
The 1Care Team will work concurrently with your home care agencies including; Private Duty Nursing, community medical team, medical specialists, and transplant team of professionals, to accomplish a unified “One” Care Team.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How does a child qualify for 1Care Kids?
A Child may qualify for the 1Care Kids pediatric palliative care or hospice programs if he/she:
- Cancer Pursuing Curative treatment
- Muscular dystrophy/ALS
- Neurodegenerative disorders
- Metabolic disorder
- Cardiovascular conditions
- Congenital or genetic diseases
- Children are Ventilator dependent
- Tube feedings
- Severe seizures
- Cystic fibrosis
- Awaiting Transplant
- Rare Genetic Syndromes
- Dialysis Patients
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Traumatic Trauma
Who Pays for Hospice Services?
All Medicare and Medicaid Plans, including Medicare and Medicaid HMO plans cover the cost of palliative or end-of-life care at home with ZERO cost to the patient or families when the patient meets our admission criteria.
Commercial Plans also cover Palliative or end-of-life care, however, each plan, each, plan has its own admission requirements and small co-payments, in some cases, 1Care Kids may wave copayments if a patient or family has a financial hardship.
- Medicaid (Nevada)
- Health Plan of Nevada (Smart Choice Medicaid)
- Anthem Blue Cross (Medicaid)
- All Commercial Plans
- All PPO plans
- Tricare – Echo Program