Healthy Children and Youth Program

The HCY Program provides service coordination and authorization for medically necessary services for MO HealthNet recipients with special health care needs from birth to age 21. Service coordination includes assessment through home visits and links to services and resources that enable individuals to remain safely in their homes with their families. Authorized services may include in-home personal care, in-home nursing care and skilled-nursing visits.

Gentle Hands Home Care is highly informed and educated on ways to improve your health and well-being from birth to age of 21 years old. You can put your trust in our professional and experienced team.

Service Coordination

Special Health Care Needs (SHCN) Public Health Nurse Service Coordinators monitor services through assessments, regular home visits, medical records and care plan review.

Service Coordination includes:

  •  Evaluation and assessment of needs
  •  Identifying and accessing service providers
  •  Service plan development and implementation
  •  Coordination of services through resource identification and referral
  •  Family support
  •  Assisting in establishing a medical home
  •  Transition planning
  •  Prior Authorization of medically necessary services, including:
  •  Private duty nursing
  •  Advanced personal care
  •  Personal care aide
  •  Skilled nursing visits
  •  Authorized Registered Nurse visits
  •  Administrative case management

Family is not allowed to care for the participant.

Are you interested in a in-home assessment for your child? 

We will take care of you at your home! Start with Non-Medical Home Care in St. Louis, Missouri soon by calling us at Full Circle Home Care Missouri, LLC (314) 764 - 4300. You’re welcome to send an email to as well.