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Chase Child Life Program


Chase Child Life Program

Services Provided by Chase Child Life Program

Child Life Services

  • Pre-hospitalization visits for children and their families
  • Preparation for medical procedures, support during procedures and post-procedural medical play
  • Therapeutic intervention-including music therapy and play to help children cope with issues related to their illness and medical care
  • Consultation with caregivers, siblings and children of adult patients to enhance their understanding of the impact of illness on the child and family
  • Supervision of playroom, Starlight Room/Teen Lounge and outpatient play areas
  • Expert consultation for caregivers and medical team members regarding child development and related issues
  • Special events that entertain and engage children and families
  • Assistance in transitioning from hospital to home and/or school following an illness
  • Coordination and supervision of the Family Resource Room

  Pediatric Patient Room
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    Child Life Play Room
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  Child Life Teen Room
  Photo credit: Benny Chan/Fotoworks
    Child Life Starlight Room
  Photo credit: Benny Chan/Fotoworks