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HEALTH BRIDGE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

HealthBridge Children’s Hospital in Houston is renowned as Paediatric Speciality Acute Care Hospital. It serves as a bridge between the hospital and home for families of the patients who face complex medical issues such as serious injury, acute illness, premature birth, major surgery, chronic disease, or any other life-altering event.

SERVICES
HEALTHBRIDGE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL HAS THREE KIND OF SERVICES, INPATIENT SERVICES, OUTPATIENT SERVICESSPECIALITY PROGRAMS

INPATIENT SERVICES

The Impatient Services of Health Bridge Children's Hospital are specialized for the infants through young adults, up to age 21. Their paediatric speciality medical services include:

  • Paediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Paediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Behavioural Paediatric
  • Paediatric General Medicine
  • Paediatric Palliative Care
  • Child Life Services
  • Paediatric Feeding Program & Nutrition
  • Childhood Obesity Program
  • Paediatric Wound Care Management

PAEDIATRIC PULMONARY MEDICINE

The Hospital offers a wide range of Paediatric Pulmonary care for children who are chronically ill, physically fragile or traumatically injured. The Paediatric Pulmonary care program provides the extensive care for the children who need the assistance of short-term tracheotomy/ventilator.

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

HealthBridge Children’s Hospital offers a Paediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation care for children who carry the catastrophic injuries, chronic illnesses and other medical issues.

BEHAVIOURAL PAEDIATRIC

The Behavioural Paediatrics Program at Health Bridge Children’s Hospital is a specialized treatment program. It is designed to care for managing the children with medical illness and comorbid mental health conditions.

GENERAL MEDICINE

The physicians and therapists at HealthBridge Children’s Hospital in Houston specialize to provide treatment of medically complex children with acute or chronic infections, rehabilitation what they need, behavioural and developmental therapies, ventilator care, complex wound care, and family training for the children of special needs.

PALLIATIVE CARE

HealthBridge Children’s Hospital develops Chronic and Palliative Services (CAPS) for focusing on relieving suffering of children who has life-limiting conditions. The Health Bridge Children’s Hospital provides the interdisciplinary supportive services throughout the lifespan of a patient. They are assisting families through difficult times and they are helping families to make important decisions for their children.

CHILD LIFE

Child Life services at HealthBridge includes the Procedural preparation and support, Medical and therapeutic play, Play and developmentally appropriate activities, Pet therapy, Holidays and special events, Grief and bereavement support.

OUTPATIENT SERVICES

The Outpatient Services of HealthBridge Hospital include

SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPY

The Speech and Language Therapy treatment at HealthBridge focuses to provide the communication skills and tools to children and adolescents with the speech, language as well communication difficulties.

HEALTHBRIDGE PHYSICAL THERAPY

These Services focuses on the physical aspects of function relating to the children's neuromuscular status. Our licensed child physical therapists are extremely experienced and understand the physical and mental challenges a child may face during the healing process.

SPECIALITY PROGRAMS
THE SPECIALITY PROGRAMS OF HEALTH BRIDGE HOSPITALS ARE

FEEDING PROGRAMS & NUTRITION

The feeding Programs and nutrition treats the condition such as Abnormal eating problems, Swallow patterns from genetic and metabolic deficits, Identification of aspiration risk, Disruptive mealtime behaviours, Tube feeding management.

WOUND CARE MANAGEMENT

The HealthBridge Hospital offers the comprehensive, state-of-the-art wound care treatment and therapy for patients who carry the complicated, non-healing wounds and chronic illness.

Why
Washington
University
of Barbados?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
WUB curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Barbados

Barbados
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Barbados's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Barbados or use the opportunity to learn Barbados.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
WUB can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2018.

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