CCK Recommendation

Conference calls on models of health care for rural and remote children to include a wider and stronger application of the principle of child-centredness, and an appreciation of the complex care needs of many children, including those returning home following discharge from a tertiary centre.

Conference notes the recent announcement of 200 trial sites for a Medical Home Model of care. Given the higher incidence of untreated chronic conditions in rural and remote areas - including among infants and children - and calls for half of these trial sites to be in rural and remote areas.

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