Medical Daycare in Miami

First Kid’s PPEC is a medical daycare in Miami providing children with special medical needs a personalized, high-quality care experience with the best resources available to help them heal or improve their current medical condition. Read on to learn more information from our team on the First Kid’s PPEC center and how it can make a difference in your child’s life.


How is a Medical Daycare in Miami?

Medical daycare facilities stand out from traditional daycare in the approach focuses not only on the typical education and developmental activities for children but additionally offers these children and their families a specialized treatment approach custom-tailored to the unique, individual needs of each child.

A facility like the First Kid’s PPEC medical daycare in Miami provides children supervision from trained professionals and specialists with education and experience in administering medicine and other treatments. We work with doctors, nurses, and therapists collaboratively to ensure your child receives everything they need to foster their growth and achieve success.

A Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) center allows Medicaid-eligible children from birth through age 20 with medically-complex conditions to receive continual medical care in a non-residential setting. If approved for this care, children can attend a PPEC up to 12 hours per day while receiving nursing services, personal care, developmental therapies, and caregiver training.

PPEC centers like First Kid’s are designed to give children facing complex medical issues quality medical care in the least restrictive environment possible. This environment enables children to thrive while parents gain the time and rest they need to return to work or school while managing their child’s care.


How Can Medical Daycares Help Parents? | Miami

Are you a parent of a child with complex medical needs? You likely understand the challenge that finding quality care for your child poses. Some parents choose to leave their jobs entirely to become full-time caretakers for their child, however, this just isn’t possible for most families. They will require income and healthcare benefits to help them offset the increase costs of caring for their child’s medical condition.

First Kid’s PPEC medical daycare in Miami is a safe place for children to go and receive the very best care possible while their parents return to work. Our team offers children the love and attention, in addition to the unique treatment and education they need – far beyond that of what most traditional daycare providers can offer.

Medical daycare additionally takes things a step further, opening the opportunity for parents to make their child’s (and their own) life easier with valuable resources including access to healthcare professionals, therapeutic services and tools, and parent support groups that collectively help families cope with how their lives and their children’s lives can change when facing a complex medical condition.


Services at a Medical Daycare | Miami

First Kid’s PPEC gives children and their families a wide variety of services to help begin or continue education and strengthen their minds and growth, while also offering therapy and unique medical care that these patients need to manage or overcome their medical condition.

We have facilities in Miami on Coral Way, Hollywood, and Lauderhill, Florida where children can receive supervision, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and more in a safe welcoming environment.

The First Kid’s mission is to provide our patients with personalized, high-quality care while also enabling access to the best resources to help them heal or improve upon their current medical conditions. Our team wants our patients to make strides and improve each day.

First Kid’s PPEC is the only physician-owned prescribed pediatric extended care facility in South Florida, a medical daycare. Our team of professionals is renowned for their work, where many have 20+ years of experience in their fields.

Our locations, such as our Miami center, provide spacious, open areas for children to learn, play, and receive care. We take the cleanliness and comfort of our patients extremely seriously and have taken additional measures to ensure cleanliness and safety. Here are just a few of the services we provide:


Speech Therapy

Our licensed speech therapists work with your child to improve their overall day-to-day communication skills and vocabulary.


Behavioral Therapy

Our licensed behavioral analysts work with your child to promote positive behavior and establish good habits for everyday behavior.


Nutritious Meals

Our patients receive two meals and a snack each day based on their dietary requirements to promote healthy nutrition and health.



Transportation to and from home, to and from doctor’s visits, and from school to our center for those patients enrolled in class.


Special Education

Our licensed special education instructors provide daily teaching from lesson plans tailored for your child based on their grade level.


Respiratory Therapy

Our therapy and nursing teams guide your child through a set of respiratory exercises to promote, recover, and enhance lung functionality.


Physical Therapy

Our licensed physical therapists work with your child to promote, maintain, or restore health by leveraging a variety of state-of-the-art exercises and techniques.


Occupational Therapy

Our licensed occupational therapists help your child develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living.


Conditions We Treat at First Kid’s PPEC

We treat a variety of conditions and help special needs children in all the aspects of their conditions that affect their lives, not just the physical ones. The conditions we treat at First Kid’s medical daycare in Miami include:


  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Genetic Syndromes
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Cardiac Conditions
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Technology Dependencies: Oxygen, Trachs, Ventilators, Feeding Tubes, Monitors
  • Other Complex Disorders

Physician-owned and operated, we put your kids first at First Kid’s PPEC. Call now and learn about how your child’s PPEC services can be fully covered by Medicaid.