At Cook Children's, you'll find the best pediatric doctors in North Texas. Our professionals put the health and well-being of your child first and foremost.
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Looking for a pediatric specialty clinic? Cook Children's has more than 60 locations across North Texas, because even when your child's diagnosis is complicated, finding the right care should be simple.
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Transitional Care Unit (TCU) is an inpatient hospital area that provides rehabilitation services to children recovering from all types of illnesses and injuries and congenital defects affecting the brain, spine and central nervous system.
TCU offers therapy, family support and education so that children can return to school and home activities as soon as possible. The unit provides neurological rehabilitative services and care for technology-dependent children such as those who need ventilators to breathe. The treatment team includes neurologists and pulmonologists, nursing and ancillary staff and rehabilitation therapists.
Staff prepare technology-dependent children and their families for transition from hospital to home. Families learn about illnesses and conditions and learn technical skills to care for their child outside the medical center.
TCU includes a therapeutic gym, activity area, independent living room and a rooming-in area for parents to prepare for transition to home. Patients may keep up with schoolwork with teachers from the Fort Worth Independent School District at the hospital school or from their home district.
If your child has been recommended to us, you probably have lots of questions. We can help. If you would like to speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-885-6443.