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  • Follow me to BrightStart

    The BrightStart Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) program gets medically fragile infants and children where they need to be, just like a perfect commute: fast, safe and easy. Conveniently located in Winter Garden, Sanford and Orlando, BrightStart PPEC centers provide skilled pediatric nursing for a variety of patients. No need to change lanes – BrightStart […]

  • Holiday Magic: Santa Claus at BrightStart Sanford

    It was a dark and stormy Thursday – outside, anyway. The sun is always shining at BrightStart, but things really lit up when Mr. Kringle showed up for a pre-Christmas visit at our Sanford center! Sanford’s preschool group have been enjoying all kinds of holiday-themed activities during December, including a varied collection of holiday carols. […]

  • Oh, it’s Santa Claus in Orlando!

    It started like any other Wednesday at BrightStart Orlando … and then Santa Claus showed up. But he didn’t come alone: With a full complement of elves from VNPEU Local 18 (the Valencia Nursing Program Elves Union ) the joy of the Christmas season reached every corner of the center. Old St. Nick’s timing couldn’t […]

  • Santa Claus arrives at BrightStart Winter Garden

    What started as a regular Tuesday of nursing, therapy and love turned into full-blown holiday party.  Just a week away from Christmas we got a huge surprise at BrightStart Winter Garden: A visit from Santa Claus! “It is my busiest time of the year,” Santa told us, “but I’ve been watching the girls and boys […]

  • BrightStart Holidays Begin With a Blessing

    The holiday season got an early and very generous start at BrightStart Orlando, thanks to a donation of gift cards from Mr. and Mrs. George Sayago. The Sayago family have been regular supporters of the BrightStart PPEC program, and you may know Carolina, who is a valuable member of the Orlando team. Mr. Sayago is […]

  • BrightStart Halloween 2018

    Alright, we say this every year – but only because it’s true – a Halloween celebration at BrightStart Pediatrics is so much fun it’s scary. That’s really the only scary part. Otherwise it’s an excuse to decorate our centers with lots of neat things, have everyone dress in fun costumes, get treats … so mostly […]

  • Little BrightStart Pumpkins on the Loose

    Don’t tell anyone, but it’s very nearly fall in Central Florida, something you wouldn’t know from the weather. But the sunshine is still okay for fall field trips, like a visit to the pumpkin patch. We’re highlighting the field trip from the BrightStart Sanford crew, who went back to visit the Lakeside Fellowship Methodist Church […]

  • Fire Truck Visit at BrightStart Winter Garden

    Even when summer seems to be at its hottest, it’s cool to have our friends from the Winter Garden Fire Department stop by our center for a visit. Though it’s a younger group at Winter Garden, they enjoyed a peek around Engine 22, learned about the variety of equipment it carries and how the crew […]

  • BrightStart Fills Up With Field Trip Fun

    It’s still nursing, therapy and love … on a field trip. With school just around the corner for a few of our little rays of sunshine, the BrightStart Sanford crew decided it was time to get on the party bus and take the celebration on the road. Thursday’s destination was the Oviedo Mall, where there […]