What is Medically Fragile

CCMF defines a medically fragile individual as someone who has high medical/nursing needs requiring constant care and observation caused by one or more of the following: 

  1. has frequent seizures
  2. has an artificial airway (tracheostomy)
  3. is fed by a special tube (gastronomy, jejunostomy or nasal tube)
  4. depends on a cardiac and/or respiratory monitor
  5. depends on a ventilator
  6. requires airway suctioning