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Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock (CHad)
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CHaD's Complex Care Program works with you and your family to provide family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, comprehensive and continuous care for children with special health care needs. We provide a fully integrated continuum of care.

We work with you to provide services including:

  • Assistance in transition from inpatient to outpatient
  • Help to consolidate appointments
  • Care coordination between visits – communication with family, primary care provider (PCP) and specialists, therapists
  • Help navigating the health care system
  • Linking you and your family with community resources (e.g., home health, early intervention, durable medical equipment (DME) companies)
  • Care plans written for you to share outside and in electronic medical records
  • Emergency protocols
  • Providing assistance in determining what the medical goals are for your child
  • Coordinating with Special Medical Services (SMS)
  • Telehealth utilization
  • Home visits
  • Psycho-social needs of patients and families
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