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Discharge Planning

Within the Children’s Health Program, the Discharge Planning office works in conjunction with pediatric nursing units and outpatient clinics to provide families with a resource for their many needs while at home caring for their child. 

How we help

The Discharge Planning office provides guidance and access to equipment and supplies ensuring families have the tools they require to be at home. This includes:

  • Enteral (tube) Feeding
  • Ventilator
  • Tracheostomy
  • Home Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Continuing Care
  • Oxygen Saturation Monitoring by Pulse Oximeter

Our office can also help you with any of the following tasks:

  • Support with Continuing Care Services
  • Researching product availability
  • Making arrangements to order products
  • help in securing any possible funding

Many home health care items can be purchased in select drug stores.  Two main locations to contact in the Halifax area are:

Lawtons Home Health Care — 902-422-3806 ext. 5
Shoppers Drug Mart — 902-443-6084 ext. 4, 5