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Kids Country Inn (KCI)

What is Kids’ Country Inn?

Kids Country Inn is a fun filled out-of-home weekend respite program located at Brantwood Recreation Therapy Centre. This picturesque location offers an environment that supports the special needs of the children/youth including a heated therapy pool, whirlpool tubs, Snoezelen Room and accessible grounds to explore. The program is staffed by a complement of nurses and well trained support workers.

Who is eligible for Kids Country Inn?

  1. under eighteen years of age;
  2. reside in Brantford or Brant County in their family home;
  3. medically fragile;
  4. technologically dependent (uses a medical device on a consistent basis to maintain the child’s function of daily living) ie. catheterization, enteral tube feeding, suctioning and oxygen; or
  5. physically disabled with multiple special needs, as defined by a physician

What can I expect?

Once your child is deemed eligible, children/youth can expect to attend KCI approximately 4 weekends a year. Day respite is also an option for those not quite ready to sleep away from home.

The respite weekend runs from Friday at 6pm to Sunday at 4pm.

For further information about Kids County Inn at Lansdowne Children's Centre, or to initiate a referral, please contact:

Central Intake
(519) 753-3153/3154 ext 206.