pediatric health care
It is essential that every child can have a regular assessment of their health and development. This, crucial for early health problem detection. The health coach nurse provides care, and necessary education as well as continuous follow-up with various health conditions.
This service offers a rapid response to specific health needs with or without a medical prescription.
Based on Quebec vaccination protocol.
0-5 years old assessment
With registered nurses.
and nursing advice
We reinforce parenting skills for baby bathing, premature baby care, cord care, foreskin care and more. The teaching that accompanies this service addresses a wide variety of topics related to babies such as burping, regurgitation, plagiocephaly, urine sampling for hereditary test, and more. During this home visit, the nurse assesses the child and identifies potential risks.
The health coach nurse can assess your child’s development and health from birth to the age of 5.
During this visit, she pays special attention to the growth, development, and health of your child.
She also performs specific preventive interventions according to the risk detected.
Nutrition advice, accident prevention, referrals to the pediatrician and much more.
Education, advice, and support.
Baby weight monitoring
Monitoring the weight of your baby is an important growth and health indicator. In situations such as difficulty with breastfeeding, baby regurgitation, premature born baby, low weight baby, or tongue frenulum, weight monitoring is crucial. Based on the ABCDaire, the health coach nurse monitors babies’ weight and, assesses children development from 0 to 5 years old. She also ensures that their vaccination is up to date. We offer children vaccination at home as well.
Vaccination is the best way to protect your child against many contagious and dangerous diseases such as influenza, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), rotavirus, hepatitis B, measles, rubella, mumps, chickenpox, pneumococcal disease, meningococcal disease, and human papillomavirus (HPV). In addition, these vaccines are usually covered by Medicare. You only pay for consultation and / or home visit fees.
Toddlers show great curiosity and lack of awareness of danger due to their development stage. Consequently, parents must anticipate the risks of domestic accidents and develop strategies to reduce them. If you live with children, the Health Coach nurse can assess your home to ensure safety as well as teach you emergency measures to adopt in the event of accidents.
Under certain conditions, the health coach nurse is authorized to prescribe medication. For example, when vitamins, thrush, or lice treatment are needed. After assessment, the nurse can refer you to a doctor if contraindications or health condition complication is detected.
Contact us for an appointment and more information.