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Lurie Children’s Health Partners Care Coordination (LCHPCC) is a care coordination program for children with special healthcare needs. We know caring for a child with special healthcare needs is hard, so we will give you and your child a care coordinator to help you get the services and support you need. We want to keep your child healthy and at home by getting the right care, at the right time, in the right place.
How LCHPCC Can Help You
As a member of Lurie Children’s Health Partners Care Coordination (LCHPCC), your child will get:
Easy access to specialists
Help with medication
Care coordination to help you:
Manage your child’s health
Find community resources
Work with your child’s school
Care Coordination Team
As a member of LCHPCC, your child will have a care coordination team that will:
Understand your goals for your child
Understand your child’s needs
Arrange for needed special medical equipment and services needed
Arrange for services after hospitalizations
Work with you and your child’s healthcare team to make sure your child gets the healthcare services needed
Put you in touch with organizations in your community that can offer you and your child support
Help you learn ways to manage your child’s health conditions
Coordinate services between all your child’s healthcare providers
Your child’s care coordination team will include the following members:
A registered nurse who can help you:
Understand your child’s medical conditions
Talk to your child’s doctors about your child’s medical condition(s) and treatment plan
Learn how to manage your child’s medical condition(s)
A social worker who can help you:
Talk to your child’s school
When you are worried about your child’s behavior
When you are worried that your child is too sad or too angry
When you need help with getting food, clothes or shelter
A community health worker who can help you:
Schedule appointments with your child’s healthcare providers
Schedule transportation for healthcare appointments
Remember to pick up medications or attend appointments