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Referral/Admission Information

hospital staff working in hallway Thank you for referring your patient to our hospital for rehabilitation care. When you recommend services at Children's Specialized Hospital, whether for an evaluation, outpatient therapy & physician services, acute inpatient rehabilitation, long term care, and/or respite care, we strive to provide the very best medical, nursing, and therapeutic care for patients and their families, while ensuring excellent customer service for our referring providers.

How to Refer a Patient

To refer a patient one of our programs or services, please contact our Referral Development Representatives at 908-301-5461, 732-258-7226 (fax), or together@childrens-specialized.org

Click here to view or download our Referral Reference Guide.

If you have a family traveling from outside the region, we can make accommodations to assist.

Referring to Children's Specialized Hospital's Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs in New Brunswick, New Jersey

  • To make a Chronic Illness Management Program Outpatient Psych, click here.

Weekend Admission: Due to requests from our referral sources, we have added the ability to admit patients on the weekends. While the majority of patients will be able to be admitted, there are some criteria that may preclude the ability to safely transition care on the weekends.

  • Patients with diagnosis of acute respiratory failure or acute on chronic respiratory failure with ongoing need for high flow nasal cannula, BiPAP, or ventilator dependence
  • Patients with thalamic/catecholamine storming episodes
  • Patients with pulmonary hypertension requiring ongoing continuous infusion of or inhalational vasodilators
  • Chronic illness patients, including diabetics and pain patients
  • Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) patients currently being maintained on two or more narcotics
  • Patients with a history of organ transplant
  • Patients requiring Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN,) if prior arrangements have not been coordinated between referring and CSH pharmacy on the Friday preceding admission

If weekend admission is approved, please make an effort to transport patient to Children’s Specialized Hospital Inpatient service by noon on the day of admission.

Referring to Children's Specialized Hospital's Long Term Care and Respite Care Services in Mountainside and Toms River, New Jersey

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