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How will you help my child recover?

At Blythedale, children and their families are at the heart of everything we do. And with more than 130 years of experience, we are a nationally recognized leader in developing innovative, multidisciplinary inpatient programs to help children with complex medical needs reach their maximum potential and return to their homes and families as soon as possible. On the pages of this section you will learn more about our unique and unparalleled care delivery system.

Services & Support

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Departments and Services

Blythedale’s expertise and resources provide medically fragile children with the best opportunities to maximize their potential and return to their families. To help children achieve this goal, the Hospital offers many services and programs to help children in all aspects of their recovery.

Going Home

Bringing your child home is no small feat when they're medically fragile. No family ever thinks they will be in the position of caring for a child with complex medical needs, but Blythedale’s innovative Parent and Family Education Program divides what initially seems like an overwhelming learning...

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"At first it was so overwhelming. There's so much to learn, there's so much to do. Blythedale holds your hand the whole way through until they're ready to let go of your hand and you're ready to go home."

Susan Milton, Ave Grace's mom