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The HSC Health Care System

Inpatient Programs

The HSC Pediatric Center inpatient program provides high quality transitional medical care and rehabilitation for children with complex medical conditions. Admission to HSC Pediatric Center serves as a stepping to home from an acute inpatient or intensive care setting.

Our interdisciplinary team are experts in providing care to infants, children and adolescents with the following conditions or diagnoses:

  • Tracheostomy
  • Ventilator dependence
  • Complications of prematurity, including bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Nutritional support via feeding tube
  • Weaning sedation after a prolonged illness
  • Prolonged IV therapy (antibiotics or nutrition)
  • Rehabilitation after an illness or injury
  • Wound Care
  • Palliative Care

We provide comprehensive services to prepare you and your child for discharge to home, including caregiver training, discharge planning and coordination of services, and transition to outpatient care.

Services provided to inpatients at the HSC Pediatric Center may include the following (based on the child’s needs and clinical condition):


Skilled Nursing

The HSC Pediatric Skilled Nursing Facility is a long-term care facility supported with comprehensive medical and nursing care for medically complex children, adolescents and young adults.

Speech and Language Therapy

Our speech-language team includes qualified professionals who use fun and creative ways to teach children to understand and communicate with the world around them.

Water Therapy

Aquatic therapy, also called pool therapy, is done in our heated pool with specially trained therapists.  The water provides support to help your child gain strength and coordination in a calming and relaxing place.