Children and play go hand-in-hand, but many people don’t realize that play actually isn’t just about fun and games. Play therapy is becoming a more and more popular approach to helping children process their emotions in a healthy way. This type of intervention shows promise in being particularly helpful for children with medical complexities. When…

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One of the struggles of parenting, regardless of a child’s ability, is nutrition. If your child eats orally, one of your concerns during meal time may be expanding their horizons to include new, healthy foods in their diet. While they may push the food you prepare around their plates now, don’t fear; there is still…

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When you have a child that has medical complexities, you are accustomed to having to carry a little bit of extra equipment with you. We aren’t even talking about that family vacation that most people complain about packing for — no, we’re talking about grocery store visits or trips to the doctor. Regardless of how…

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The grass is always greener on the other side — you’ve heard this saying before, right? When things get tough, we still tend to find that our neighbors have it a little bit better. This is something that we teach our children to avoid for many reasons. Aside from the fact that this mentality can…

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Finding the right medical professional to care for your child with medical complexities is a challenge. Not only is it difficult to figure your insurance out and find a medical facility that will provide what you need, but it’s a challenge all of its own to find an individual whose personality you like as well.…

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As the parent of a child with medical complexities, one thing that you need to account for is the transition from pediatric home health care to adult care. Though this transition seems like an easy one, there are a few common mistakes that we see made during this time that seem to complicate things later…

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In our last blog post, we talked about how children with medical complexities can benefit from visiting a summer camp. Though this is very beneficial for many children, very few people know what the summer camp opportunities are. The team at Evergreen Home Health Care provides in-home care throughout Westminster for children with medical complexities,…

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Summer camps are one of the many traditions that children look forward to as temperatures get warmer and summer settles in. These camps are surrounded by mutual interests, age ranges, genders, and more — but the goal is for those attending to leave with more than they came with. The benefits that summer camps have…

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