- Case #79754
Kandace is a special little girl with primary medical needs. She requires love, nurture and daily nursing care. Kandace receives regular massaging and assistance with passive range of motion as part of her daily routine. She requires frequent repositioning to reduce her distress and keep her comfortable. Kandace enjoys listening to music and sounds of the family around her. Loud sounds seem to make her anxious. Kandace is not able to walk, talk or feed herself. She depends on her caregivers to attend all her needs, including activities of daily living. Kandace receives physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. She is seen by several doctors to meet her medical needs.
Kandace needs a family familiar with caring for a child with primary medical needs. The family needs to reside in the same area in which she lives now due to her inability to travel distances. Kandace will do fine in a home with or without other children as long as her medical needs are being addressed at all times.