Rady Children’s HomeCare provides comprehensive services for newborns, infants, children, adolescents, young adults and post-partum patients. All of our services are licensed and/or certified as appropriate and are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizatons. Experienced staff is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
HomeCare is no longer providing the Synagis injection, which helps prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in babies at risk. If your child has been identified as eligible to receive the injection, please contact the Rady Children’s Infusion Center Case Manager, Mary Beth Childs, at 858-576-1700, ext. 5898.
Home Health Services
Intermittent visits (generally less than two hours in length) are provided by registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. Services include:
- Comprehensive assessments
- Skilled procedures and treatments
- Rehabilitation therapy services
- Post-hospitalization/ER visit transition to home
- Ostomy/wound care
- Patient/parent teaching
- Maternal/child services
- Social work
Service Area: San Diego and southern Riverside counties
Home Infusion Pharmacy
IV/injectable medications are provided safely and cost-effectively and are dispensed and monitored as appropriate by experienced clinical pharmacists in collaboration with the physician. A pharmacist consultation is available, and medications can be delivered to the patient’s home, work, or physician’s office.
Medications and services include:
- IV/IM antiinfective therapies
- Antihemophilia factor products
- IV hydration
- RSV prevention program, utilizing Synagis
- Immune therapies
- Biotech and specialty injectable medications
- Enteral formula, supplies and pumps
- Pain management
Service Area: San Diego, Imperial and Riverside counties
HomeCare Liaison RNs are available Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m,. to assist with coordinating homecare referrals at Rady Children’s and facilities throughout the region.
Dr. Julia Beauchamp, HomeCare’s medical director, is available for consultation as needed at 858-576-1700, ext. 4023.