As hospital fill, some families are caring for their children at home. That’s creating a new challenge.

Pride Story Polaroid

Share our Story

RICHMOND, Va. — More than 2,000 Virginia children rely on pediatric medical equipment to survive while receiving medical care from home.

Laura McGrath’s 13-year-old son is one of those children.

“When he was born, he suffered a severe brain injury,” McGrath said. “That brain injury caused him to be very medically complex. He has a feeding tube, he has a breathing tube, called a tracheostomy, and he requires a lot of nursing care, a lot of medical supplies, medical food, and a lot of support.”

Read the full article here.


Feb 2, 2023


Recent Posts


Apr 14, 2023

Children’s hospitals feeling the brunt of the nursing shortage

Read More


Apr 13, 2023

What can be done to help the at-home-health nursing shortage?

Read More


Jan 10, 2023

Greensboro home care agencies battle nursing shortage impact

Read More