Georgia Pediatric Program for Children (GAPP)
In-Home Nursing Services for Medically Fragile Children Under the Age of 21
The Georgia Pediatric Program (GAPP) offers the opportunity of at-home nursing care and personal care to medically fragile children. Health Force of Georgia is a state-of-Georgia provider of professional, skilled nursing care to children in the comfort and safety of home.
GAPP In-Home Nursing Services
Skilled nursing and personal care services provided under GAPP include:
- Assistance with daily living activities
- Monitoring vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, respiration & temperature
- Assistance with ambulation & transfers
- IV therapies
- Wound care
- Tube feedings
- Gastrointestinal disorders
Is Your Child Eligible for Care Under GAPP?
GAPP is a Medicaid program for medically-qualified children under the age of 21. Children of families eligible for Medicaid can apply for GAPP at any time and must meet the same level of care necessary for admission to a hospital or skilled nursing facility. GAPP is managed by the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH).
Getting Started with Care for Your Child Under GAPP
At Health Force of Georgia, we understand the challenges you face every day and how difficult it can be caring for a child with special needs.
Call us at 770-458-8500 or contact us to learn more about obtaining skilled nursing and personal care from one of our compassionate nurses for your child. We could be the answer you’ve been looking for!
Other Georgia Waiver Programs
Georgia waiver programs make it possible for elderly or disabled to live in their homes with homecare services under Georgia Medicaid eligibility.
Medicaid SOURCE waiver provides in-home care services such as nursing & personal care at no cost to eligible adults so they can continue living at home.
ICWP waiver offers in-home support services for adult Medicaid recipients in Georgia with severe physical disabilities and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI).
CCSP waiver helps Medicaid eligible elderly or disabled individuals to receive home care services & continue living in their homes at little or no cost.