Georgia Pediatric Program (GAPP)

The Georgia Pediatric Program, more commonly known as GAPP, is a program for parents who need help with their child’s daily living needs, like feeding and bathing, as well as things like getting dressed, G-Tube care, and taking medicine. One of our licensed professionals will give this service.

The In-Home Skilled Nursing Program is intended to serve qualified members based on medical needs for children under the age of 20 years and 11 months.

We are here to make you and your child’s environment even better so that he or she can obtain the necessary support. Children and young adults under the age of 21 are eligible for free in-home care.

Is your child younger than 21?
Does your child need assistance with feeding, incontinence, transfer, bathing, etc.?
Is your child covered by Medicaid?

If so, your child may be able to get in-home care.

GAPP Provides the
Following Services to Children and Young People in Need of in-home Care:

  • Medication Administration
  • Hygiene Care
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Taking Vital Signs
  • Wheelchair Assistance
  • Collect Treatment Plan Information
  • Turn or Reposition Assistance
  • Change Sheets and Bed Linens
  • Observation
  • Communicate Issues to Nurse or Doctor
  • Assistance with Daily Living Activities
  • Trach Care (Including Changing and Cleaning)
  • Gastrostomy Tube Care (Including Tube Feeding, Cleaning, Changing)
  • Bagging via Trach or Mouth
  • Respiratory Treatment
  • Suctioning