Location: Stollery Children's Hospital
Provides psychosocial, developmental and educational support to children and families regarding illness and hospitalization.Supports children and families in the hospital by:
developing strategies to help adapt to, cope with and adjust to illness or hospitalization
addressing anxiety or misunderstandings using various strategies (e.g. expressive art, therapeutic or medical play)
collaborating with families and other healthcare providers in the hospital and community
teaching children and families what to expect with treatments, illness and hospitalization
providing safe and fun places to play and learn through normal life experiences and special events
running play and teen group programs ("The Beach" and the "Teen Room")
Supports children and families in the hospital by:
Stollery Children's Hospital
Parking and Public transportation available
Monday7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Check calendar located outside of WMC 4B1.08 for updated program times.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Referrals also by request support staff or families on nursing units or outpatient clinics.
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.