What does "complex medical needs" mean?
Children with complex medical needs are children who have a chronic or progressive medical condition that may become unstable, resulting in a life-threatening situation. These children require care, support and monitoring by nursing professionals. Hope’s home shall consider the child to have complex needs when s/he has one or more of the following:
- Feeding Tube
- Seizure Disorder
- Mechanical Ventilation
- Life threatening/chronic condition that requires nursing care
How many Hope’s Home locations are there?
Right now, Hope’s Home is operating in both Regina, Prince Albert and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. In Regina, there is a daycare facility as well as a 8 bed supportive living home, with 1 extended respite bed available to families with children with complex medical needs. Prince Albert has a large facility with a daycare centre and a 4 bed supportive living home.
What types of activities are included in the programming at Hope’s Home?
At Hope’s Home we pride ourselves on offering extremely unique programming to our children. These programs are designed to strengthen children’s cognitive and social growth & development as well as promoting self-confidence and self-esteem. The activities we do with our children can include: drawing & painting with many different materials, outings to the Science Centre, Library, Museums or other local businesses, playing outside, music therapy as well as a number of other unique activities.