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About PediaTrust

You face tough challenges raising a child who can’t attend a regular day care or school and finding quality child care can be overwhelming.

Our staff of skilled nursing and healthcare professionals provide personalized care in a safe, kid-friendly and developmentally-stimulating environment. Our family-owned facilities strive to provide reliability and consistency for you and your child, so you can focus on what really matters.

The PediaTrust Team

When your child has unique needs, you need a team of specialists that are just as unique. Our experienced team is trained to provide the best care for your child and includes:

  • RNs
  • LPNs
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Social Services
  • Educators including special education
  • CNAs

Why Choose PediaTrust

Personalized Care
We go above and beyond to do what’s best for your child

Goal-Oriented
At Pediatrust, we become part of your child’s team of care

Progress Assessments
Daily and monthly progress assessments available to parents

Transportation Provided
We provide transportation to and from our facilities

Insurance Accepted
Medical day care may be covered under your insurance if your child has a medical condition that requires a skilled nurse. We accept all forms of Medicaid.

Hours of Operation
7:30am to 5:30pm

Meet Our Directors

We have 4 locations in Louisiana and Mississippi to serve you. The Director at each location is highly qualified and dedicated to providing personalized care to your child.

Kayeli Watts – Denham Springs, Louisiana

Kayeli Watts has been an RN for nearly 15 years (and in healthcare for 20 years) with pediatric experience in PICU, NICU, Peds ER, and Peds Hematology/Oncology. She was born in Baton Rouge and grew up in nearby Central. She attended nursing school at Our Lady of the Lake College where she obtained her BSN and is now in graduate school. Kayeli has a passion for working with children with chronic health issues and special needs. Kayeli and the excellent staff at PediaTrust – Denham Springs will tell you that “we truly love these children like they are our own.”

kwatts@pediatrustkids.com

Christy Kimbrough – Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Christy Kimbrough graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in May 2004. She began her Nursing career as a pediatric nurse at Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital and then transitioned to the Neonatal ICU.  Christy has most recently been a Patient Care Coordinator in the Neonatal ICU at Forrest General Hospital.  Christy is married to Kyle and is mother to Sam. Nursing is her passion and calling.

ckimbrough@pediatrustkids.com

Jessica Jeremiah – Columbus, Mississippi

Jessica Jeremiah earned her BSN from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986 and graduated from the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program with a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. She has over thirty years of experience in pediatric nursing in a variety of settings. For the last 12 years, she has taught pediatric nursing to baccalaureate nursing students at Mississippi University for Women. The mother of a special needs child herself, Jessica believes all children have a right to reach their full potential and as Director of PediaTrust – Columbus, Mississippi is dedicated to making this happen.

jjeremiah@pediatrustkids.com

Kyana Burnett – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Kyana Burnett, originally from DeQuincy, LA, graduated from McNeese State University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007. Her nursing career began at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas, where she discovered her true passion for pediatric nursing. While employed full-time as a pediatric nurse in Beaumont, Kyana sought to further her education by enrolling in McNeese State University’s online Nurse Practitioner program. In December 2014, Kyana received her Master of Science in Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and continued to work in pediatrics. Upon relocation to southwest LA, Kyana accepted a full-time staff nurse position at PediaTrust – Lake Charles, where she instantly fell in love with its patients and its purpose. In April 2018, Kyana assumed the Director of Nursing/Administrator position and its many responsibilities. In addition to her passion for nursing and pediatrics, Kyana also enjoys art and expressing herself through her creative and artistic talents, many of which are on display in or around PediaTrust.

kburnett@pediatrustla.com

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We’d love to show you around our facilities. Contact us today for a tour and to see if your child qualifies.

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