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Telehealth Program Ensures Children Continue to Progress As They Stay At Home

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has emerged in the United States, Weisman Children’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers made the important decision to suspend all in person outpatient services starting the week of March 23, 2020. Knowing the vast need for outpatient services would still be required by patients and families in the program, Weisman Children’s team worked tirelessly to quickly switch the program to a Telehealth platform beginning March 25, 2020.

“It was very important to us to not have patients lose a lot of therapy time during this pandemic, but we also wanted to keep everyone safe and follow the recommendations of the CDC and the New Jersey Department of Health. Telehealth was the obvious answer and we are very proud to be one of the first outpatient programs that began to offer these services to our families,” said Corinne Taylor-Walls, PT, DPT, Director of Outpatient Services for Weisman Children’s...


Adapting Medical Day Care to a Virtual World

On March 20, 2020, the New Jersey Department of Health required all Medical Day Care Centers in New Jersey to close, in order to protect staff and children from the spread of COVID-19. Weisman Children’s, while in support of this decision, recognizes that many families rely on Medical Day Care for maintaining the overall health and development of their children.

To ease the concerns of the suspension in the program, the Weisman Children’s Medical Day Care team developed new services in order to maintain the care of our children and families. These new services are designed to keep everyone enrolled and engaged in the program while practicing social distancing...