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Home Hospital Services

Home Hospital services are in-person tutoring sessions for students who cannot attend school for a period of 4-18 weeks due to sickness or injury. The purpose of these services is to keep students current in their regular academic classes. Services are provided at a student’s home or hospital room at the expense of SVSD.

Any public school students are eligible for home hospital services as long as a request is submitted with the following information:

  • Student’s Name

  • Student’s Diagnosis

  • Signature of Qualified Medical Practitioner with date and anticipated number of weeks of absence

  • Requested start date of services

  • Whether or not the 504 or IEP team needs to meet (if applicable)

Qualified medical practitioners are identified as:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) 

  • Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) 

  • Doctor of Naturopathy (N.D.) 

  • Doctor of Dentistry (D.M.D.) 

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) 

  • Physician Assistant (P.A.) 

  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (A.R.N.P.)

  • Certified Nurse Midwife (C.N.M.)

For more information, or if you believe your child requires home hospital services, contact your child’s school counselor.