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Welcome to Joycare!
Advanced Care for Medically Fragile Kids

What is Joycare?

Joycare Pediatric Day Health Center is the first Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center (PPECC) in Houston. We offer an Advanced Day Program for medically fragile or complex kids from 6 weeks to 20 years of age. We provide excellent skilled nursing care services throughout the day along with speech, physical, and occupational therapy. We also offer an enrichment program that includes a pre-school curriculum, music, art, pet therapy, sign language for non-verbal kids, free educational classes for families, fun events, transportation, and an 8-week therapeutic Summer Camp.

Skilled Nursing and Therapeutic Services

The Joycare Pediatric Day Health Center clinical team includes: Speech Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, and Occupational Therapists who provide additional developmental services along with the skilled nursing team. You can trust your child is in great hands at Joycare! Here are some of the services and treatments we provide:

  • Tube Feedings
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Airway Management
  • Apnea Monitoring
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Transportation
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Medication Management/Titration
doctor sitting next to boy while his bear takes a turn in the wheelchair

Does Insurance Cover Joycare’s PPECC Services?

Joycare’s Patient Access Team handles insurance matters on your behalf verifying your benefits and securing authorizations for our services. We’ll help determine the steps needed to ensure your child gets covered for our prescribed pediatric health care services. Depending on the insurance, benefits can be verified within a couple of weeks. Joycare offers PPECC services to patients with a variety of healthcare plans, including:

  • All Medicaid plans
  • Texas Children’s Plan
  • Community Health Choice
  • Medicaid STAR & STAR Kids Programs
  • Superior Health
  • Cigna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United MCO
  • United
  • The CSHCN (Children with Special Health Care Needs) Program
  • Texas Children’s MCO
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Humana
  • Molina
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Contact Us

Address
6440 Sands Point Dr
Houston, TX 77074

Phone
713-929.CARE (2273)

Fax
832-240-3387

Hours of Operation
Monday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Joycare Pediatric Day Health Center, Sands Point Drive, Houston, TX, USA

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