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Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC)

Broward Children’s Center’s Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) is a licensed childcare facility located in Pompano Beach, Florida. Our highly experienced staff delivers advanced skilled nursing care up to 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, for medically fragile and/or technologically dependent individuals – ages 21 and younger.

PPEC offers a stimulating, social, and nurturing alternative to expensive institutionalization or home nursing services. Broward Children’s Center’s PPEC program provides a package of CMS-approved outpatient health services including:

  • Skilled Nursing

  • Respiratory Care

  • Developmental and Educational Programs

  • Nutrition

  • Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapies

  • Social Services

  • Recreational Activities

  • ADA-Compliant Transportation

  • Care from an ARNP (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse)

  • Access to medical care and a physician

Client Care

Our trilingual (English, Spanish, and Creole) medical staff of ARNPs, RNs, and LPNs deliver direct care services, while a team of developmental experts, led by an ESE-Qualified Specialist, provide educational and recreational services.


PPEC services are covered by Medicaid or a private insurer, once recommended by an attending Physician. PPEC staff will provide step-by-step instructions to start the enrollment process.


  • Medically fragile children require more than medical attention. Our program provides the socialization, recreation, and educational experiences vital to the health and happiness of every child.

  • Through continuous monitoring and skilled assessments, we are able to develop client weaknesses, and build on strengths, intermittent of nursing and primary physician visits.

  • Our PPEC facility and staff also provides clinical data vital to the most effective treatments of medically fragile children – including treatment adjustments.

  • Our skilled nursing team can reduce traumatic, and unnecessary ER visits

For additional information, please contact 954.941.1228, to speak with a BCC PPEC Representative.

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