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St. Luke's Hospital realizes that hospitalization can be extremely stressful for you and your child. Therefore the Child Life Program and our Child Life Specialists are here to provide support and to help ease anxiety during hospitalization.
Child Life Specialists will meet your child's developmental, emotional and psychosocial needs while they are in the hospital. We provide pediatric patients with a supportive environment by offering play and various learning experiences throughout hospitalization.
The Child Life Program also provides procedural teachings and support for surgery and treatments. Therapeutic health care play and teaching sessions for all ages explain diagnoses and illnesses by using age-appropriate teaching materials. This helps to explain medical procedures and treatments and encourage self-expression while being in the hospital.
Child Life Program includes:
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