Children with Complex Medical Needs
Resources for Children with Complex Medical Needs
AboutKidsHealth is a health education website created by Sick Kids Hospital for children, youth and their caregivers.
Caring for Kids
Caring for Kids is an online resource developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society that provides parents with information about their child’s and teen’s health and well-being.
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is a hospital based in Ottawa which provides services to all children who face illness, developmental issues or other health challenges.
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital specializes in services for children with disabilities, children needing rehabilitation after illness or trauma, or children whose medical complexity requires a kind of care they can’t get elsewhere.
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada’s most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children’s health in the country.
Specialty Food Shop
The Specialty Food Shop was originally established in 1982 to help children and adults live well with a variety of special dietary needs.
Tracheostomy & Ventilation Manual for Family Caregivers
A learning hub by SickKids that hosts a manual to review all the tracheostomy and long-term ventilation knowledge and skills you will learn in the hospital before your child goes home.
VHA CCMN Education Partner Infograph
VHA supports staff caring for CCMN through additional learning opportunities with practice leaders and organizations.
VHA Child & Family Welcome Brochure
How does VHA help my child at home or school? This brochure breaks down VHA’s role and common responsibilities of VHA workers for paediatric clients.
VHA Playdate is a unique program that lets kids with complex medical needs come together to socialize, play and have a blast with other kids.
When Should I Call My Doctor?
A checklist of common situations when a parent should call the doctor and helpful resources.