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Be a Part of the Solution

Sarah House will be that option – a comfortable, welcoming, homelike facility that will provide both respite care and end-of-life care to children ranging in age from infants and toddlers, to teenagers and young adults. It will be a professionally staffed and fully equipped medical facility that looks and feels like home. It will be the peaceful, loving, caring, happy place that each of us would want for our own child.

Sarah House will welcome children suffering
from life-limiting conditions, such as:

  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Congenital Abnormalities
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Heart Conditions
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurological Disorders

Respite Care

Respite care is prescheduled, skilled nursing care for the child with life-limiting conditions that is given with or without the family present. This provides a well-needed, periodic break for the family. Sarah House will provide respite care for children with chronic, complex conditions and their families. Care and amenities will include:

  • Overnight, weekend and week long vacation stays
  • Full-time pediatric medical specialists on staff
  • 24/7 medical and nursing care personalized to the child’s needs
  • Comprehensive coordination and cooperation with the child’s physicians
  • A caring, child-focused staff who are professional, positive and fun
  • Space allotted for the child to undergo his or her physical therapy regime
  • Social interaction and education
  • Age-related recreational activities
  • Planned outings and special events

End-of-Life Care

Sarah House will provide a holistic approach – addressing physical, emotional and spiritual needs ---to end-of- life care for dying children and their families. Care and amenities will include:

• Pediatric and adult emotional and spiritual support
• Bereavement counseling and support
• Management of symptoms associated with lifeshortening illnesses
• Full-time pediatric medical specialists on staff
• 24/7 medical and nursing care personalized to the child’s needs
• Comprehensive coordination and cooperation with the child’s physicians
• Social interaction and education
• Memory making opportunities