The staff at Kids’ Kastle in Gluckstadt is hands-on with each special needs child who receives treatment at the extended-care medical facility.
The staff at Kids’ Kastle in Gluckstadt is hands-on with each special needs child who receives treatment at the extended-care medical facility.
The staff at Kids’ Kastle in Gluckstadt have addressed nearly every concern a prospective parent could have regarding their child’s day to day healthcare and learning needs.

Kids’ Kastle is prescribed extended care medical facility for children with special medical needs. Tiffany Scott, Director of Nursing, said that their capable staff is comprised largely trained nurses and nurses assistants.

“We are physician prescribed day center for children who are medically fragile or have a complex situation that needs specialized care,” Scott said.

They cater to patients six weeks old to 21 years of age. They currently have ten patients since they opened in June and can accommodate as many as 35.

Scott said that they work hard to ensure there is no out of pocket cost for parents while providing transportation, educational services and after school care are all provided by skilled brushing staff. They also bring in skilled physical, speech and occupational therapists as well as a full-time teacher.

In all, they have about nine on staff who regularly work with the kids including a certified teacher and one administrative assistant.

They also plan regular activities that include bringing in service dogs and other animals for the kids to see and pet.

“We have someone that brings in service dogs and we had someone bring in animals for an animal fun day that included goats and parrots and stuff like that,” Scott said. “They got to touch and see a variety of animals and I am telling you these kids had a blast. They really enjoyed it.”

Scott said that their services are based on “Doctors orders” and encouraged parents to ask their family doctor. If prescribed, they can schedule a tour and see if the facility is the right place for their child. They can then begin the enrollment process.

“A lot of parents are worried about taking their children out of school, but we can set up a teaching schedule with a certified teacher,” Scott said.

Kids’ Kastle is open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 For more information or to schedule a walk-throug,  visit www.kidskastlems.com.