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The First & Only Pediatric Skilled Nursing Home for Children in Delaware

Improving the lives of medically-fragile children & their families

As Delaware’s first and only pediatric skilled nursing facility and a Top-100 Nursing Home, Exceptional Care for Children takes pride in caring for our very inspiring residents and providing them with as normal a childhood as possible despite their medical challenges.

The Best Care for Every Child

A Specialized Long Term Care Nursing Home for Children in Delaware

Skilled Nursing Care

Our talented and committed team is dedicated to providing medical care while preserving and supporting a safe and home-like environment.

Respiratory Therapy

Our team of pediatric respiratory therapists ensures the comfort and safety of our children who have complex respiratory needs so that they can focus on other things – like being kids!

Skilled Therapy

Our therapy professionals work as a collaborative team to provide a play based multidisciplinary treatment plan in order to help each individual child achieve his/her most optimal level of function.


Our team develops an individualized program with daily exposure to enrichment and educational tools for each child to help them reach their own goals and milestones.

Family Education

We invite and encourage family members to assume an active role in the care planning process, and provide them with ongoing education and support to ensure the best outcomes for their child.

Nutritional Care

We aim to help our children grow and thrive by providing individual, customized nutrition support through formulary and supplemental nutrition as well as therapeutic diet development.

Does my child qualify?

We work with children from newborn to 20 years of age a child with a specified need that requires skilled nursing intervention. Visit our parents page to see qualifications and learn more about the admissions process.

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Join Us to Make a Difference: Fun, Community, and Support at ECC's Fundraising Events

We are thrilled to invite you to our upcoming fundraising events. Your participation helps us provide critical care and support to medically fragile children. Mark your calendars and join us for these fun and impactful events!

Be Our Superhero

Since our children uphold so many incredible challenges every day, their childhood deserves to be truly exceptional. Through the support of generous donors, our kids are able to experience the joys of childhood in a home-like environment.