Paediatric Homecare

Every child deserves the very best care

Our specialist nurse-led homecare team of carers and nurses support children of all ages, ensuring every child can thrive, whatever health barriers they may face.

First Option Healthcare is committed to providing the highest levels of paediatric homecare for children of all ages, however complex the clinical need. Our expertly trained team of carers and nurses provide tailored support for babies, children and young adults, covering everything from physical disabilities, neurological and neuromuscular conditions, mental health issues, challenging behaviour or learning difficulties.

We are passionate about providing exceptional levels of care, helping children thrive and improving the quality of life for the whole family.

  • Excellence guaranteed. We only ever use highly trained and vetted First Option Healthcare carers, never outside agency staff
  • All of our staff are uniquely trained to the First Option Healthcare high standard, completing all of our comprehensive training packages
  • Personal homecare service tailored to meet individual child needs
  • We work closely with all health and social services to ensure a smooth transition from paediatric to adult services
  • Complex care support, whatever the clinical conditions, including:
    • Total Parental Nutrition (TPN)
    • Spinal and brain injury care
    • Tracheostomy and ventilator care
    • Mental health and learning disabilities
    • In-school support
    • And many more …
  • Quickest available care provision. First Option Healthcare can provide full care mobilisation, including clinical assessment, comprehensive care plan development and funding agreement, within a maximum of ten days from initial commission
  • Last-minute paediatric cover also available within 24-hours to cover shortfalls with your current provider
  • Our team is contactable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – we have a dedicated out of hours service and a Clinical on call rotation
  • Temporary and long-term care support
  • App-based monitoring of your on-going care plan, providing complete visibility and control
  • We provide high quality homecare services to those who are privately funded and those who are NHS funded through a Personal Healthcare Budget (PHB) or continuing healthcare funding
  • Training packages available for families and carers >

Care and compassion from specialist paediatric experts

We understand and appreciate that paediatric homecare demands specialist skills, qualifications, experience and empathy.

First Option Healthcare staff undergo rigorous vetting and training, so you can be confidant in receiving only the highest standards of care and professionalism from our Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants – selected to meet your specific clinical requirements.

Fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission, our national network of clinical staff is experienced in working with Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Authorities, case managers, healthcare professionals and families. A dedicated clinical team will devise a bespoke care plan and provide regular ongoing plan reviews, family support and advocacy. Care you can trust, by an expert team dedicated to children’s welfare.


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How our paediatric homecare works?

Find out the process of how we get started and how quickly your care plan can be in place.

Information for public sector clients

We are a trusted provider of professional and committed paediatric and adult homecare services for public sector clients across the UK.

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