Archive: Feb 2022

  1. Child Life Month and Social Work Month

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    Child Life Month and Social Work Month

    As March arrives with the promise of warmer days and hope for the end of winter, it’s the ideal month to honor some very special healthcare professionals.  March is both Child Life Month and Social Work Month, a time to recognize the amazing contributions these two professions make to the pediatric healthcare environment. Their presence and the programs they provide are essential during a child’s medical journey.

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  2. Staying Connected During Treatment

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    Staying connected during treatment
    Staying connected during treatment by using tablets and laptops can go a long way in helping to fight feelings of isolation.

    Isolation – it’s one of the first challenges a child may face after receiving a cancer diagnosis. Not being able to attend school, see friends or take part in other normal activities can be very isolating. Long hospital stays or hours spent receiving treatment can take their toll adding to the feelings of isolation. But staying connected during treatment is critical.

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