The Medically Complex Program, known as Family Bridges, focuses on supporting families of children and young adults who are medically fragile. Following an initial home visit to complete a comprehensive needs assessment and determine eligibility for the program, the Family Bridges program will provide enhanced and specialized services using a family-centered approach. Supports may include:
Program Eligibility Criteria:
To be eligible for Family Bridges, individuals need to live at home with their families, be between 3 and 25 years of age, and have complex medical and developmental needs meeting one or more of the following criteria:
Presently receiving in home nursing or eligible for
MassHealth continuous services (CNS) nursing services through the Community Case Management (CCM) Program
Diagnosed with a chronic, potentially life-threatening medical condition (s) requiring skilled nursing assessment and daily interventions, technological and or medical interventions from trained family, support staff or health professionals.